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Radiography Essentials CH18

The thoracic cavity and the abdominal cavity are separated by what sheath of muscle? Diaphram
What are the 2 routine xray projections of the Chest? PA and Left Lateral
The inferior lateral "corners" of the lungs are called? Costrophrenic Angles
What type of respiration do we do for routine PA and Lateral CXR's? Double Inspiration
What is the SID for routine CXR"S? 72" SID
Routine projections for the sternum? RAO and Lateral
What is the SID for the RAO sternum? 30" SID
What does KUB stand for? Kidneys, ureter, and bladder
How many ribs are there and their names? True Ribs7 False ribs 5 11, 12 are called floating
What does the Lordotic View of the Chest show? The apices
What respiration do we use for upright abdomen? Inspiration
What structure must be included on the routine AP upright abdomen? Diaphrams
What type of technique do we use for routine Upper Rib xrays? Low kVp, and "breathing technique"
Created by: cangeli2