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Rolling the Shoulders Forward for an AP chest X-Ray

Chest x-rays are the first exam that most students learn in school. This is because approximately 33% of all the exams performed in the average facility or hospital are chest x-rays. And what was the one thing you were supposed to do with everyone’s shoulders? Roll em’ forward of course.

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