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Radiographic Positioning


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Name of projection Nasal Bone - Axial (Superoinferior)
Area Covered Mid nasal and distal nasal bones, nasal soft tisssues
Pathology shown Fractures of nasal bones
Radiographic Anatomy Nasal Bone Radiographic Anatomy
IR Size & Orientation 18 x 24cm Landscape
Film / Screen Combination DR or CR
Bucky / Grid No
Filter No
Exposure 52 kVp 2.5 mAs
FFD / SID 105cm
Central Ray Centre CR to nasion and angle as needed to ensure it is parrallel to GAL (glabelloalveolar line)
Collimation Four sides of collimation
Collimate closely to nasal bones
Markers Lateral
Marker orientation PA
Shielding Gonadal (check your department's policyN/A guidelines)
Respiration Suspend
Positioning
  • Patient seated erect in a chair at the end of the table
  • Extend and rest chin on IR
  • Place 45° sponge under IR, to put IR perpendicular to glabelloalveolar line (GAL)
  • Centre CR to nasion and angle as needed to ensure it is parrallel to GAL (glabelloalveolar line)
Critique

Positioning
Area Covered
Collimation
Exposure
Special Notes