X-Ray Patient Positioning Manual

Welcome to AuntMinnieEurope.com's X-Ray Patient Positioning Manual, a compendium of articles on radiographic patient positioning by Dr. Naveed Ahmad, the founder of radiology education website RadQuiz.com.

The manual spans 152 pages and features 16 articles that Dr. Ahmad authored between 2001 and 2003. They are now available for the first time in a single downloadable PDF.

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Topics include the following:

  • Proper positioning for the pelvis and proximal femur
  • The lowdown on lumbar spine positioning
  • Radiographic positioning techniques for the cervical spine
  • Boning up on humerus, clavicle, and AC joint positioning
  • Getting the most from shoulder positioning
  • The bends and flexures of forearm and elbow x-ray positioning
  • The twists and turns of hand and wrist x-ray positioning
  • Digit imaging requires diligent positioning
  • Patient positioning techniques for a lower gastrointestinal series
  • Patient positioning tips for a premium upper gastrointestinal series
  • Positioning techniques for quality esophagrams
  • Dorsal and lateral decubitus patient positioning for abdominal x-ray exams
  • AP abdominal projection x-ray positioning techniques
  • Tips and techniques for decubitus and oblique chest x-rays
  • Mastering AP and lateral positioning for chest x-ray
  • Good positioning is key to PA chest x-ray exams

Click on the PDF icon below to download the manual:

Pdf Icon X-Ray Patient Positioning Manual (8.1 MB)

We hope you find the manual to be a useful addition to your education and training library, and we welcome your comments.

The AuntMinnieEurope.com Team

P.S. Please note that the X-Ray Patient Positioning Manual is a 8.1-MB document. Average file download time is 2 minutes over a 512-Kbps connection, and 23 minutes over a 56-Kbps line.

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