Patient care report for a patient undergoing screening of the vertebral column

Katie Lock
December 2013

Radiography of the spine poses various challenges that can be reduced by efficient planning and preparation. By understanding the relevant anatomy and its relationship to the primary beam as well as the aims of the study, diagnostic images can be produced. This report discusses the importance of accurate positioning and collimation, and highlights how systematic appraisal of images can identify faults and enable necessary measures to be taken to improve outcomes.

Patient care report for a patient undergoing screening of the vertebral column
Patient care report for a patient undergoing screening of the vertebral column

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