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181

What do you look for on a radiograph?

collimation, artifacts, marker there and on correct side, label, straightness

182

What does a development issue look like on film?

streaks

183

How do you collimate for a lateral pelvis view?

the side of interest closest to the cassette, foam wedge placed between the stile joints to keep the femurs parallel with the cassette, the limb closest to the cassette should be pulsed slightly cranial and the top leg slightly caudal, it includes the entire pelvis and a portion of the lumbar spine and the femurs

184

The _______ view of the pelvis is standard for the evaluation of hip joints for hip dysplasia.

extended

185

What does the mAs control?

darkness (30-50%)

186

What does the kVp control?

penetration (10-15%)

187

What does the mAs control?

darkness (30-50%)

188

What does the kVp control?

penetration (10-15%)