There are only 5 reasons why a radiographer would change a technique (and 8 ways you could do it without using distance). As the how’s are not nearly as interesting as the whys, we’ll start with why you would change a given technique. Here are the 5 reasons: Increase kV,
A few years ago I was in charge of choosing and purchasing the lead aprons used in our radiology department. We had one main vendor we used so I contacted them about getting a bunch of front sided and wrap around aprons as well as half shields of different sizes.
All of my CR and DR technique charts (with the exception of the CR Konica charts) have been updated and modified. It was a HUGE job that I have been dreading and putting off for at least 6 months, so I can honestly say I am amazingly satisfied and relieved
As this is my first blog, I decided to jump right in and tackle what I believe is one of the biggest problems in radiology today; and that is the over radiation that is occurring everywhere with digital x-ray (CR and DR). As of January 1st, 2013, well over half of the