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positioning final

shoulder girdle, lower limb, pelvic girdle

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True/False: You should always select small focal spot for better detail when examining extremities. True
The medial end of the clavicle is known as the _____ _______. Sternal extremity
All joints of the shoulder girdle are _______. Diarthrodial
Internal rotation of the humerus results in a ______ view of the proximal humerus. Lateral
External rotation of the humerus results in an ____ or _____ view of the proximal humerus. AP; frontal
The humeral epicondyles will be _____ to the film in an external rotation. Parallel
The humeral epicondyles will be ______ to the film in an internal rotation. Perpendicular
The apical oblique position of the shoulder can be considered a ______ projection because the patient is not required to move their arm away from their body. Trauma
Another name for the apical oblique position is the _____ _____. Garth Method
The transaxillary lateral of the shoulder best demonstrates the ___________ _____ _____; this can only be done in instances of ____-______. Scapulohumeral joint space; non-trauma
True/False: You cannot use ionization chambers (AEC/Phototimers) when doing exams table top or non bucky. True
True/False: Breathing technique can be utilized when doing an AP scapula and a transthoracic lateral humerus. True
The CR location for AC joints on a single cassette is _________________. 1 inch above the jugular notch
The recommended SID for AC joints is ____ inches. 72
The arm should be abducted about _____ degrees for an AP scapula. 90
True/False: An anterior dislocation of the shoulder most often occurs versus a posterior dislocation. True
The hip joint is an example of the _____ classification with _______ (______) movement type. Diarthrodial; ball and socket (spheroidal)
There are ____ tarsal bones and a total of ____ bones in one foot. 7; 26
True/False: The tuberosity or base of the 5th metatarsal is a commonly fractured site of the foot. True
Sesamoid bones are usually located on the ___ surface of the foot around the ________. Plantar; 1st metatarsophalangeal joint
Calcaneus (Os Calcis) is the ______ and _____ tarsal bone of the foot. Largest and Strongest
A ridge of bone on the medial side of the calcaneus is the _______________. Sustentac
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