The Benefits of Mobile X-rays in Thoracic and Cardiac Care

January 1, 2015

This article will discuss the indications and common problems for performing mobile chest radiography, the benefits of using CARESTREAM DRX-Revolution digital mobile machines, and the importance of using a structured technique to achieve an optimum mobile chest image. It will also explore the hybrid examination currently utilised at LHCH in performing PA mobile chest radiographs on thoracic patients in the ward environment.

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