The purpose of the part position is to ensure that:
a. The CR its accurately centered and the body part of clinical interest (or the
necessary palpation point) is correctly positioned.
b. The patient is protected from excessive doses of radiation whether or not they
Such factors as scatter radiation and fog are reduced,
d. Unnecessary additional views are eliminated.
MATCHING. For exercises 23 through 26
, match the term
on the left with the
appropriate definition. Enter the letter corresponding to your selection in the space
provided. There is an extra definition that will not be selected.
Suspended respiration ______
a. The patient is instructed to breath naturally.
Suspended inspiration ______
b. The patient is instructed to take a deep
breath, blow it all the way out , and then
hold it out.
Suspended expiration ______
The patient is instructed to take a shallow
Normal breathing ______
d. The patient is told to take a deep breath
and then hold it.
e. Anytime the patient is instructed to stop
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