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General X-ray protocols

Trauma Series

Trauma protocol
Patient positioned supine for all views

  • Cervical Spine - AP
  • Cervical Spine - AP Open Mouth (Odontoid)
  • Cervical Spine - Lateral - Horizontal Ray
  • Cervical Spine - Swimmers if C7-T1 not visualised
  • Chest - AP
  • Pelvis - AP
Supplementary views
  • Any views the emergency clinician deems necessary


Paediatric protocol
Patient positioned supine for all views

  • Cervical Spine - AP
  • Cervical Spine - AP Open Mouth (Odontoid)
  • Cervical Spine - Lateral - Horizontal Ray
  • Cervical Spine - Swimmers if C7-T1 not visualised
  • Chest - AP
  • Pelvis - AP
Supplementary views
  • Any views the emergency clinician deems necessary





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