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Describe the position of the ulna in a PA projection of the wrist.
Slightly oblique
Describe the projection of the wrist when the distal unla is of interest.
AP
Describe the view that will best demonstrate the carpal interspaces
PA
Describe the deviation of the wrist that best demonstrates the scaphoid
Ulnar
Describe the oblique projection of the wrist that will demonstrate the pisiform.
AP oblique
Explain why the hand must be supinated when doing an AP projection of the forearm.
Pronation of the hand crosses the radius over the ulna at its proximal third and rotates the humerus medially, resulting in an oblique projection of the forearm.
Explain why the elbow should be 90 degrees and the thumb side of the hand must be up when doing a lateral projection of the forearm.
Superimposition of the humeral condyles, distal radius and ulna.