X-Ray Patient Positioning Manual
March 18, 2008 -- Welcome to AuntMinnie.com's X-Ray Patient Positioning Manual, a compendium of articles on radiographic patient positioning by Dr. Naveed Ahmad, the founder of radiology education website RadQuiz.com.
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The manual spans 152 pages and features 16 articles that Dr. Ahmad authored for AuntMinnie between 2001 and 2003. They are now available for the first time in a single downloadable PDF.
Topics include the following:
- Proper positioning for the pelvis and proximal femur
- The lowdown on lumbar spine positioning
- Radiographic positioning techniques for the cervical spine
- Boning up on humerus, clavicle, and AC joint positioning
- Getting the most from shoulder positioning
- The bends and flexures of forearm and elbow x-ray positioning
- The twists and turns of hand and wrist x-ray positioning
- Digit imaging requires diligent positioning
- Patient positioning techniques for a lower gastrointestinal series
- Patient positioning tips for a premium upper gastrointestinal series
- Positioning techniques for quality esophagrams
- Dorsal and lateral decubitus patient positioning for abdominal x-ray exams
- AP abdominal projection x-ray positioning techniques
- Tips and techniques for decubitus and oblique chest x-rays
- Mastering AP and lateral positioning for chest x-ray
- Good positioning is key to PA chest x-ray exams
Click on the PDF icon below to download the manual:
X-Ray Patient Positioning Manual (8.1 MB)
We hope you find the manual to be a useful addition to your education and training library, and we welcome your comments.
The AuntMinnie.com Team
P.S. Please note that the X-Ray Patient Positioning Manual is a 8.1-MB document. Average file download time is 2 minutes over a 512-Kbps connection, and 23 minutes over a 56-Kbps line.