Owner Ewing Animal Hospital Boise, ID, United States
Trauma radiography is an art and the majority of radiographs that a trauma radiographer must perform have to be improvised. You must have the ability to critically think through the procedures to make the necessary positioning adjustments to accommodate the condition of the patient. In this session, learn how to correctly position the neck and thorax of a trauma patient that comes into your practice.
Identify indications of thoracic radiography in traumatized patients
Identify the advantages and contraindications of thoracic radiography in traumatized patients
Develop a systematic approach to interpret radiographs
Interpret radiographic images of the neck and thorax in traumatized patients
Identify some of the radiographic contrast procedures that may be used in traumatic cervicothoracic injuries