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1

Best view for uncinate processes

Pillar

2

Best view for greater tuberosity

external rotation

3

Tube tilt for AC joint

5 cephalad

4

20 degree tube tilt, FFD should be adjusted by:

moving closer 4 in

5

Best view for lung apices

Lordotic

6

What view has hand flat on table

medial oblique elbow

7

Visualize intercondylar fossa

tunnel view

8

patellofemoral joint

sunrise

9

normal kohler's teardrop

7mm

10

Best view to see fx through anterior and posterior arch of atlas

APOM

11

Tube tilt for anterior oblique in cervical spine

15 degrees caudal

12

LPO lumbar oblique, looking at: (2)

left pars
right SI joint

13

Tube tilt for A-P sacral view

15 cephalic

14

Frog leg tube tilt and distance

no tube tilt
40 FFD

15

cervical view that requires tube tilt

APLC (15 cephalad)

16

tube tilt for A-P coccyx

10 caudal

17

IVFs in lumbar spine

lateral

18

Lumbar gravity line drawn at ___ and falls through ___

L3
sacral base

19

Best to see basilar invagination

Lateral cervical

20

Thoracic X-rays breathing instructions

suspended inspiration

21

scaphoid fx best seen on

PA with ulnar deviation

22

Not part of normal ankle series

lateral oblique

23

troubleshooting a dark film

developer too hot

24

troubleshooting a light film

developer too low

25

Inadequate developer

Brown film

26

Inadequate fixer

milky film

27

reason for small focal spot

better detail

28

best way to prevent scatter from reaching patient

collimation

29

____ is inversely related to contrast of xray

KVP

30

a grid ___ patient dose and ___ image quality

increases
increases

31

When the useful beam gets slowed down because it interacts with the target nucleus= _____ radiation

Bremsstrahlung

32

what causes X-ray to become brown

exhausted developed

33

change to decrease magnification

decrease OFD

34

Primary form of scatter radiation

compton

35

screen film contrast test

wire mest test

36

where does thermionic emission occur

focusing cup

37

side effect of grid

increases patient dose

38

what will give image best detail

small filament

39

___ best decreases contrast

high kVp

40

if FFD is doubled, what do you do to obtain a quality radiograph

4x mAs

41

green of blue tint is used to

reduce glare

42

changes AC to DC

rectifier

43

brings out latent image

developer

44

removes exposed silver halide crystals

rinse

45

hardens image

fixer

46

removes developer and fixer

washing