The proper patient and part position for an AP upright abdomen is:
a. The median plane perpendicular and over the centerline of the film; the legs
are extended with support under the knees.
b. The patient upright; the median plane is over the centerline of the film.
The patient upright, left side against film; median plane parallel to film; weight
evenly distributed; part centered.
d. Patient upright, weight evenly distributed; chin on film holder; hands on hips;
shoulder forward without raising them; median plane perpendicular to film;
Measurement of the part for an AP upright or AP supine abdomen is done:
a. Under the shoulder at the mid-sternum.
b. At the level of the xiphoid process in the lateral position.
With the arms above the head.
d. At the level of the umbilicus.
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