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X-rays

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CERVICAL SPINE ? # 

MUST BE IN HEAD BLOCK SUPINE ON TROLLEY

JEWELLERY REMOVED

DENTURES REMOVED

METALIC CLOTHING REMOVED**

THORACIC SPINE ? # 

MUST BE SUPINE ON TROLLEY 

LMP ATTAINED*

IN A GOWN

METALIC CLOTHING REMOVED** 

NO BRA 

JEWLLERY REMOVED

LUMBAR SPINE ? #

MUST BE SUPINE ON TROLLEY 

LMP ATTAINED*

IN A GOWN 

METALIC CLOTHING REMOVED**

NO BRA 

PELVIS ? #

MUST BE SUPINE ON TROLLEY 

LMP ATTAINED*

IN A GOWN 

METALIC CLOTHING REMOVED**

ABDOMEN

LMP ATTAINED*

IN A GOWN

METALIC CLOTHING REMOVED**

CHEST

IN A GOWN

BRA REMOVED

JEWELLERY REMOVED

? PERFORATION MUST BE SAT ERECT FOR 20MINS PRIOR TO X-RAY

SHOULDER

BRA REMOVED

FEMUR

MUST BE SUPINE ON TROLLEY

LMP ATTAINED*

IN A GOWN

METALIC CLOTHING REMOVED**

* LMP AGE 12-55 PREGNACY TEST MUST BE OBTAINED AND       DOCUMENTED ON REQUEST CARD

** CLOTHING WHICH INCLUDES ZIPS BUTTONS AND METALIC THREAD

REQUEST CARD

ALL REQUEST CARDS MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:

RESULTS OF LMP IF REQUIRED

LOCATION OF THE PATIENT

MOBILITY OF PATIENT

A FULL DESCRIPTION OF THE REASON FOR THE REQUEST

WHAT EXAMINATION IS REQUIRED 

A SIGNATURE OF DR REQUESTING EXAMINATION AND CORRECT NAME PRINTED. 

IF THIS INFORMATION IS NOT COMPLETE THE DR REQUESTING THE EXAMINATION WILL BE CALLED TO X-RAY TO FILL IN MISSING INFORMATION

BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 8AM – 12PM CARDS ARE TO BE PUT INTO BOX OUTSIDE ROOM 1 AND BUTTON DEPRESSED.

BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 12PM – 8AM RADIOGRAPHERS MUST BE BLEEPED ON 7640