According to the order of procedure, initial patient preparation involves:
a. Detailed instructions on dietary restrictions.
b. Processing the patient's request form.
Removal of artifacts, gowning, and draping.
d. Explaining table factors to the patient.
Adjusting the control panel settings involves:
a. Measuring the body part and setting the technique factors.
b. Doing the film run down (FRD) and measuring the source to image distance
Setting the central ray (CR) angle and the conefield, if applicable.
d. Doing the three-point check.
The technique factors consist of the:
a. Milliampere seconds (mAs), the kilovoltage peak (kVp), and Bucky selection, if
b. Film run down (FRD), the letter marker (LM), and the central ray (CR) angle.
Source-to-image distance (SID) and the conefield (CF), if appropriate.
d. Source-to-image distance (SID), central ray (CR) angle, and letter marker