Gentle Slope X-Ray Compensating Filter,, 30cm L x 17cm W x 2.3cm H appox, 800g
Made of silicone rubber, their absorption is ideal at twice that of muscle, which permits placing them on only one side of the patient. They are positioned with precision close to the patient. If dropped, they do not break or harm anyone. They resist alcohol and heat and are waterproof. Autoclave is recommended for sterilization; alcohol or Zephiran for disinfection.
For Hands and Wrists: On the A.P. view, filter only the ringers, since there is little difference in thickness from the hand. For all other views, superimpose up to the metacarpals For Feet:: Place the toes near the thick end of the filter, for all views. Interposed before the rays, a filter reduces radiation to the patient. Pressure (with a small wood board) often straightens out the toes