acquire time wtih a dr

Time to acquire an x-ray with DR

Time is valuable, especially in a veterinary setting, whether in a clinic or mobile setting. If you have looked into DR X-ray systems you will have heard about the time savings they offer. Ever wondered how long it takes to acquire an x-ray with a DR system? We go through the steps to taking an x-ray with a DR system and the approximate amount of time it takes to acquire an image.

The steps to acquiring an x-ray:

  1. Enter patient data in software and setup study (1:00 minute)
  2. Prepare x-ray generator settings and confirm DR is in “ready” state (30 seconds)
  3. Position patient on the x-ray table, adjust collimator 
  4. Trigger generator exposure
  5. DR acquires and processes image automatically (5 – 10 seconds)
  6. DR is immediate ready to be reused

Total time to acquire 1:45 minutes per image