Fluoroscopy, Practical Points for Residents/Trainees.

Before you press fluoroscopy button/pedal, lets talk about some common sense/practical points:

Minimize the distance from patient to receptor (image intensifier) by lowering the image intensifier or raising the table.

Position the image intensifier over the area of interest. You can do this without fluoring. With time, you will learn that you can do this pretty accurately before you use fluoroscopy.

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