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Radiography: positioning aids

Cassette stands and holders

Cassette stands

  • Used to support cassettes for horizontal beam radiography .
  • Most commonly used in large animal examinations .
  • Horizontal beam radiography is used in small animals for

Cassette supports can usually be improvized in small animal radiography.

Cassette holders

  • Holders on long handles   Radiographic positioning: cassette holder - long-handled  are essential for large animal radiography.
  • They permit an assistant to hold the cassette while remaining well outside the primary x-ray beam .

Sandbags and cotton tapes

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Wedges and troughs

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Wooden blocks

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Compression bands

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Chemical restraint

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