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How Low Can You Go?

This is how I teach ALARA (As Low As Reasonably Achievable) to all of my students and whenever I give any kind of talk on digital radiography techniques to students or techs.  It’s all about using the smallest/lowest mAs possible so that the dose is as low as it can

Universal CR & DR Technique Charts

Back in the film days I would always give my students a technique chart that had about 50 different body parts on it.  When we went digital in 2002, our vendor told to use the same techniques, so we continued to use those charts.  Four years later we had learned

How to Properly Critique a Digital Image

We have had hundreds of digital equipment training hours at my hospital in the past 10 years, but in all of that I don’t remember any time given in learning how to correctly critique the image.  I have to imagine this is the same with everyone around the country, possibly