Tag Archives: techniques

iSupertech Digital X-Ray Calculator

Digital Radiography Solutions has combined forces with Judy McNitt-mell of Supertech and Ron Reed of Dev App Central, LLC to create the first ever app for digital radiography techniques.  It’s called the iSupertech Digital X-Ray Technique Calculator and can be downloaded and used on iPhones, iPods and iPads. At the

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

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