THE ORDER OF THE PROCEDURE
a. Remove artifacts.
b. Measure part.
c. Set control panel.
d. Technical Factors: Film size: 10 x 12" (24 x 30 cm) CW, Bucky
f. Patient/Part position: Patient erect or supine with arms at sides
1. Posterior surface of shoulder should be in contact with cassette on table top, without
rotation of body
2. Center clavicle to center of cassette considering cephalic CR angle
3. Chin raised looking straight ahead
g. CR: CR to mid-clavicle, AP - 20 degrees
h. SID: 40" to
area of clavicle, ensuring that both
the acromioclavicular and
sternoclavicular joints are included
k. Respiration: Suspend respiration at end of
l. Shielding: Place gonadal shielding over pelvic area
m. Demonstrates: Clavicle, Acromioclavicular joint and the Sternoclavicular joint