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1

First Step in setting up the C-arm

Connect C-arm to monitor

2

Second Step to set up C-arm

Plug Monitor in

3

Thrid Step to setting up C-arm

Push on button

4

Wig Wag

Side to side motion 11 degrees in either direction

5

orbital Movement

swings C into lateral position 115 degrees

6

L-Arm Rotation

obliques the C-arm 180 degrees in either direction

7

Flip-flop reversal

Intermediates angles achievable 270 degrees

8

Vertical Column Lift

Motorized column to lift column 18 inches

9

Wheel Controls

Brake on and off
Lock to horzontal (side to side) position
Steer lever for back wheels
Identify food pedal for movement
Practice dirving/steering

10

Transport or drive position

Retract C-arm
Lower C-arm
centered in the rotate postion
cenetered in the orbit position
be certain all locks are tightened

11

Which monitor is primary "live" fluoro

Left

12

Which monitor is secondary or static

Right

13

What button do you use to move image from screen to screen?

L or R button

14

How long does it take before the alarm duzzes?

5 mins

15

What readout do you need to check befor shutting off the C-arm?

Total Fluoro time

16

What are the two setting to choose from for KV?

Auto or Manual technique

17

What are the two setting to choose from for mAs?

Auto and Manual technique

18

What does the Technique Lock do?

In manual mode, you can adjust kv and ma and lock in technique

19

What does Fast Stop do?

Stop x-ray generation

20

What does the save do?

saves images to the lt. monitor

21

What does ABS stand for?

Auto Brightness Stabilization

22

What is image reversal?

image is inverted top to bottom or reversed left to right

23

What does cameral rotation do?

rotates the image 360 degrees in either direction

24

What is the size of a normal image?

9 inches

25

What is the size of a Mag 1 image?

6 inches

26

What is the size of a Mag 2 image?

4 inches

27

What is the most frequently used function, when routine fluoro is done?

Normal (auto) Fluoro

28

What is the maximum mA for fluoro?

.2ma to 5mA

29

What is the maximum kV for fluoro?

40-120kvp

30

What is the defalt setting for pulse fluoro?

4 seconds