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rad exams

chest x-ray review

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What degree do you angle the tube or the person for an AP lordotic chest view? 15-20 degrees
Where do you center the CR for an AP lordortic chest view? midsternum
Where do you center the CR for a lateral decubitus chest view? 3" below the jugular notch
When demonstrating fluid in lungs what side is down? affected side
when demonstrating free air in lungs what side is down? unaffected side
What lung is demonstrated in an LPO or RPO postion? the side closest to the IR
What lung is demonstrated in an LAO or RAO position? the side farthest from the IR
Where do you center the CR for any AP chest view?(Includes: lordotic, decubitus, RPO, and LPO) 3" below jugular notch
Where do you center the CR for any PA chest view?(includes:LAO,RAO) T7
What projection is equivalent to an RPO? LAO
What projection is equivalent to an RAO? LPO
Created by: kshum