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1

The patient is prone. The knee is flexed until the lower leg forms a 45 degree angle to the film. The CR is perpendicular to the proximal end of the lower leg. This set-up would visualize the:
A. Patella in profile
B. Intercondylar notch
C. Later malleolus
D. Os calcis

B.

2

To double film density using mAs, which of the following rules must be used?
A. 30% compensating
B. 15% technique
C. 20% filtration
D. 50% reciprocal

D.

3

The routine positioning for a unilateral AP hip projection requires the following:
A. 10x12 film lengthwise in bucky, CR directed in middle of hip joint, leg internally rotated 15 degrees.

A