Category Archives: Blog Posts

The Problems of “Creeping mAs/Dose” in America

As this is my first blog, I decided to jump right in and tackle what I believe is one of the biggest problems in…

Read more

Problems with Exposure Index (EI) Numbers

When Fuji first developed CR back in the early 80’s, they were also the first company to invent an Exposure Index (EI) number system.  As most…

Read more

How to Properly Critique a Digital Image

We have had hundreds of digital equipment training hours at my hospital in the past 10 years, but in all of that I don’t…

Read more

The Trouble with Post Processing “Collimation”

Post processing “collimation”, shuttering or cropping seemed to be one of the greatest features of digital radiography.  With our first CR unit we were…

Read more

Grid Cut-Off in the Digital World

After years of wondering about it, sometimes noticing it and finally researching it, I’ve come to the conclusion that grid cut-off isn’t mentioned anymore…

Read more

How much can you over-radiate and still get a perfect image?

I decided to write and post this blog on the same day I changed my current research on my website.  This subject is one of…

Read more

Optimum kV for DR & CR Equipment

As soon as the film-screen combination was developed in our profession, there has been optimum kVs used for every body part.  Even when Rare…

Read more

Universal CR & DR Technique Charts

Back in the film days I would always give my students a technique chart that had about 50 different body parts on it.  When…

Read more

How Much Off-Focus Radiation Comes Out of the Tube?

Today’s blog is about off-focus (stem) radiation which until a couple of weeks ago I had completely forgotten about.  As a reminder to all…

Read more

Shamelessly Plugging My First Textbook

My first published book just hit the stands (or would have hit the stands if there was such a thing as a bookstore anymore)…

Read more

10/33