Radiological Observation Journal

RADT 1000

Thursday, April 18, 2016, 7:45 AM-2:50pm

Friday April 19, 2016, 7:45 AM- 3:00 PM

Brendan Kelleher Miles

Clinical Observation Portfolio

Table of Contents

Page 1 ? Upper and Lower Extremity

Page 2 ? Abdomen

Page 3 ? Chest

Page 4 ? Venipuncture

Page 5 ? Upper GI

Page 6 ? Barium Enema

Page 7 ? Trauma Procedure

Page 8 ? Portable Procedure

Page 9 ? Patient Transportation

Page 10 ? Image Acquisition

Page 11 ? RT Manipulating Mobile Equipment

Page 12 ? RT Analyzing an Image for Quality

Page 13 ? RT Taking a Patient's History

Page 14 ? RT and Radiologist Working as a Team During a Procedure

Page 15 ? RT Explaining a Procedure to a ...

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the X-Ray room that had been prepped. Using 60kVp and 100 mA for .025 seconds which yielded a mAs of 2.5, the RT captured images of the hand with the palm flat on the cassette, and the lateral, with the hand on its side with all fingers bent slightly. The patient was then escorted back to the room where he awaited the doctor with the results.

Lower Extremity-

Patient came in with pain in the left knee and leg, radiating down from the knee after a car accident. Doctor requested an x-ray of the Knee, tibia, and fibula, anterior, posterior, lateral and oblique. RT retrieved patient and verified date of birth and name. RT explained the procedure, and took the patient to the X-ray room. Patient was laid on table and positioned on the back with the line of the center grid lined up with the knee, to take the AP X-ray. The RT captured the image and then rotated the knee inward to take the Oblique. The RT captured the image and then took a medio-lateral image of the leg bent at the ...

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to see the lungs, which are located posterior in the chest. The patient was then asked to roll shoulders forward and take a deep breath and hold, as the RT performed the X-Ray. The patient was then asked to turn on the side for a lateral view, told to take another deep breathe and hold. Patient was then asked to hold a bar above the head to keep the arms out of the way. Patient was then thanked for cooperating and informed that the doctor would be in to discuss the images, and returned to the room.



I was scheduled to observe a Venipuncture on April 18th, at 9:00 am, which was rescheduled for April 19th, at 8:00 Am, and then canceled. On May 1st, I had an emergency ...

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