Tag Archives: Quinn Carroll

How to Position a Perfect RAO Sternum

Back on May 15 for my 10th blog I shamelessly plugged my first textbook which I co-authored with Quinn Carroll titled “Adaptive Radiography with Trauma, Image Critique and Critical Thinking”. I thought it would be fun every once in a while to write an article on one of my favorite

Shamelessly Plugging My First Textbook

My first published book just hit the stands (or would have hit the stands if there was such a thing as a bookstore anymore) this week, so I thought you the reader wouldn’t feel it was too inappropriate to shamelessly plug my baby “Adaptive Radiography with Trauma, Image Critique and Critical

How Much Off-Focus Radiation Comes Out of the Tube?

Today’s blog is about off-focus (stem) radiation which until a couple of weeks ago I had completely forgotten about.  As a reminder to all of you who haven’t cracked open your physics books in a while; off-focus radiation are x-rays produced by stray electrons that interact at positions on the anode

Off-Focus Radiation

This whole project began when we tried to prove if a patient should be shielded in the front or the back for a PA chest x-ray. I decided to test this out using an 8×10 CR cassette that I would run at 1200 speed, making it extremely sensitive to any