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Positioning Terminology Quiz 1
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What is an image of a patient's anatomic parts?
What is the process and procedures of producing a radiograph?
What is the device that captures the radiographic image when the x-rays exit the patient?
What is the center-most portion of the x-ray beam emitted from the X-ray tube?
Demonstrate anatomical position
Palms facing forward, head straight, upright position
What are the for common body planes?
Sagittal, coronal, horizontal (transverse), and oblique
What is any longitudinal plane that divides the body into R & L parts?
What is a longitudinal plane that divides the body into anterior and posterior parts?
What is a plane that divides the body into superior and inferior portions?
Horizontal (transverse) plane
What is a longitudinal or transverse plane that is at an angle or slant?
The back half of a patient
Posterior / dorsal
The front half of a patient
Anterior / ventral
The sole or posterior surface of the foot
The top or anterior surface of the foot
The back or posterior aspect of the hand
The palm of the hand
What is the projection in which the central ray enters the body posteriorly and exits anteriorly?
PA (posteroanterior) projection
What is the projection in which the central ray enters the body anteriorly and exits posteriorly?
AP (anterioposterior) projection
What is the projection in which the central ray enters the medial and exits lateral?
What is the projection in which the central ray enters lateral and exits medial?
What is an AP projection in which the part is either rotated medically or laterally?
AP oblique projection
What is a PA projection in which the part is either rotated medically or laterally?
PA oblique projection
What is the projection in which any angle of the CR is along the long axis of the body or body part?
What is the projection in which the CR enters inferiority and exits superiorly?
What is the projection in which the CR enters superiorly and exits inferiorly?
What is the projection that skims a body part away from other body structures?
What is the projection where the CR enters the dorsal (anterior) surface of the foot and exits the plantar (posterior) surface?
What is the position of lying on your back?
What is the position of lying on your abdomen?
What is the position of standing upright?
What is the position of lying down in any position?
What is it called when you are lying on your back in a supine position?
What is it called when you are lying face done in a prone position?
What is it called when you are lying on your side (R or L)?
What is a recumbent position with the body tilted with the head lower than the feet?
What is a recumbent position with the body tilted with the head higher than the feet?
What is the recumbent oblique position with the patient lying on the left anterior side with their right knee and thigh flexed and placed in front of the left leg?
Modified Sim's position
What is a recumbent (supine) position with knees and hips flexed and thighs abducted and rotated externally, supported by ankle supports?
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