Patient is in standing position with feet approximately 30cm away from the IR, with back arched until appear back, shoulder and head are against the image receptor.
The shoulder and elbow are rolled anteriorly
The angle formed between mid-coronal body plane and image receptor should be 45°
Size: 14’’x17’’ Orientation: Portrait / landscape
Central ray towards the mid sagittal plane, halfway between the manubrium and xiphoid process
Suspended with deep inspiration
Superiorly to 5cm above the shoulder joint, inferiorly to the inferior border of 12th rib