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Describes the body part as seen by the x ray film or other recording medium, such as a fluoroscopic screen. (Radiograph or image)
Refers to a specific body position, such as supine (face up), prone (face down), erect (on side), or recumbent.
antero-posterior, where central ray enters the anterior side and exits the posterior side
postero-anterior, where central ray enters the posterior side and exits the anterior side.
Central ray (CR)
imaginary line in the center of x ray beam, perpendicular to the object being imaged.
markers made of lead and placed on outside of cassettes to indicate positioning (Rt./Lt.), times, and tech initials
chart that contains exposure factors according to body part (chest), part thickness (cm), and technical factors
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