What Is An Additional Equipment / Accessories?
Items of equipment that is normally used with or added to other major equipment for comfort and / or safety of patients.
When and What Is The Purpose Of An Additional Equipment / Accessories Used?
- The additional equipment / accessories are required to ensure images of diagnostic value are produced to provide comfort and safety to the patients.
- The use of additional equipment / accessories is determined based on the type of examination and patient’s condition.
|Num.||Figure / Example||Description|
Right ( R ) and Left ( L )
Device or tool used to indicate the right ( R ) and left ( L ) limbs.
It is image recording device used when performing general radiography.
Digital Image Printing Machine
Used to print images on film for hard copies.
Radiation Protection Device
To protect patient and staff from scattered radiation during a X-ray examination.
Device such as sponges and sand bags are utilized by radiographers to aid in positioning as well as to ensure patients’ are comfortable and stable. Often the immobilization device are used to position pediatric patients and also trauma patients.
|Last Review||:||5 July 2017|
|Writer||:||Pushpa Thevi Rajendran|
|Accreditor||:||Daud bin Ismail|