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5 Reasons One Would Change a Technique

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,

My Version of the Perfect Exposure Index (EI) System

The chart below is a system that Agfa has implemented with all of their new equipment. It’s a three color system with green being “within range’, yellow being “slightly over or under exposed” and red being “significantly over or under exposed”. I like that they took a stab at it,

The New Exposure Index (EI) Terminology

There are three new definitions all of the manufacturers are now using that will soon become standard terminology in our profession. The first and most important is that finally(!!) there will be only one name for the number that comes up after your exposure to show the measure ofthe radiation