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What are the basic projections for fingers?
PA, PA oblique, lateral
(PA) What is the kVp and mAs?
60 @ 2
(PA) Shielding?
Yes, over patients lap
(PA) How should arm be placed?
Elbow flexed 90 degrees whit hand and forearm resting on end of table
(PA) Where is the CR directed?
PIP joint
(PA oblique) What is the kVp and mAs?
60 @ 2
(PA oblique) Shielding?
Yes, over patients lap
(PA oblique) True or false. A 45 degree foam wedge should be used.
True
(PA oblique) Where is the CR directed?
PIP joint
(PA oblique) True or false. A image of the 5th phalanx should be taken with that phalanx as close to the IR as possible and v.v. with 5th phalanx and so on.
True
What size IR should be used for all finger exams?
18 X 24 cm or 8 X 10 inches
(Lateral) What is the kVp and mAs?
60 @ 2
(Lateral) Shielding?
Yes, over patient's lap
(Lateral) How should the arm be positioned?
Elbow flexed 90 degrees, hand and wrist resting on cassette
(Lateral) Where is the CR directed?
PIP joint
(Thumb) What are the basic projections for a thumb exam?
PA, PA oblique, lateral
(AP Thumb) What is the kVp and mAs?
60 @ 3
(AP Thumb) Where is the CR directed?
First MCP joint
(AP Thumb) True or False. Image needs to include entire first metacarpal.
True
(PA oblique) What is the kVp and mAs?
60 @ 3
(PA oblique) How should the hand be positioned?
Flat against IR will rotate thumb into a 45 degree angle naturally
(PA oblique) Where is the CR directed?
First MCP joint
(Lateral thumb) What is the kVp and mAs?
60 @ 3
(Lateral thumb) How should arm be positioned?
Elbow flexed 90 degrees, hand resting on cassette
(Lateral thumb) How is the hand positioned?
Start out in oblique position and then arch fingers until a true lateral thumb is achieved
(Lateral thumb) Where is the CR directed?
First MCP joint