Week 1 Sequence of steps & Basic C-spine AP & Obl 108

Week 1 Sequence of steps & Basic C-spine AP & Obl 108

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1 PB-322 Radiologic Technology One Week One Sequence of Radiography And Basic Cervical Radiography
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2 What is expected this quarter? There will be four examinations this quarter. Midterm and Final Laboratory Examinations Midterm and Final Lecture Examinations There are four series of phantom x-rays that must be completed this quarter. The Laboratory Final serves as the clinic entrance examination for positioning.
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3 Website : http://w3.palmer.edu/russell.wilson Lecture presentations are available on my website as well as other important information. The need to take notes during the lecture is minimized by the website. Lecture exams will have questions covering material in the textbook not mentioned in lecture. You are responsible for all material in the first three chapters of the text. Review the introductory presentation on the website. We do not have lecture time to cover this material in lecture.
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4 1.1 Basic Radiographic Room Tube stand allows vertical and horizontal movement of tube. Tube can be angled Collimator restricts beam Wall Bucky holds cassette.
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5 Complete X-ray Room The Non-Bucky Film holder allows non-grid films that reduce exposure. The radiographic table makes imaging unstable or handicapped patients safer.
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6 Modern control panel Located behind shielded barrier. Controls for kVp and mAs. Selection of focal spot. Exposure buttons located so operator must be behind barrier.
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7 Cassettes Black border Kodak Lanex Regular Cassettes are 400 speed and used for spine and general radiography. Grey Border Kodak Lanex Fine Cassettes or Extremity Cassettes are 80 speed and used for non-Bucky small extremity films.
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8 Nolan Filtration System Additional aluminum filters are added to compensate for varying body thickness. The filters will reduce exposure in the area that they are placed. The objective is to equalize the exposure on the film. The thoracic region is where most filtration is required.
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9 Compensating Filters This rack contains compensating filters and shields. Top row holds numbered point filters Bottom row holds cervical thoracic filters and shields. Shields contain lead that will block the x-ray at the tube.
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10 Tube controls Buttons to release the horizontal and vertical locks to move tube stand. Button to turn on collimator light. Tube angle indicator Knobs to collimate beam.
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11 Basic Patient Positions: A-P Anterior-Posterior Facing toward Tube Back touching Bucky Marker “R” or “L” facing forward. One of the required views
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Basic Positions: P-A Posterior-Anterior Facing the Bucky Back toward tube.
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This note was uploaded on 01/06/2012 for the course PB 322 taught by Professor Wilson during the Summer '09 term at Palmer Chiropractic.

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Week 1 Sequence of steps & Basic C-spine AP & Obl 108

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