Radiographic Positioning Standards for Joint Radiography Quality Assessment at Al Makkased Hospital-Jerusalem


  • Mysara Rumman Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences, Palestine Aliya University (Palestine)
  • Khaled Sabarna Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences, Palestine Aliya University (Palestine)
  • Ahmad Alyan Al Makkased Islamic Charitable Society Hospital, Jerusalem (Palestine)
  • Ameer shawasha Al Makkased Islamic Charitable Society Hospital, Jerusalem (Palestine)
  • Reem abu Shamiyah Al Makkased Islamic Charitable Society Hospital, Jerusalem (Palestine)
  • Ruaya Salman Al Makkased Islamic Charitable Society Hospital, Jerusalem (Palestine)
  • Yazan Abu Rmeilha Al Makkased Islamic Charitable Society Hospital, Jerusalem (Palestine)



The fact that anatomical structures overlap makes imaging the body challenging. Radiograph diagnostic accuracy generally refers to the degree to which an examination can be used to forecast the existence (or absence) of an illness or condition. By supplying diagnostic images, the technologist plays a crucial part in increasing diagnostic accuracy.  To isolate and provide a clearer view of a body area being scanned, a technologist must be knowledgeable about the many postures and techniques needed. Different projections not only make anatomical parts easier to perceive, but they also aid in the anatomization of abnormalities and the localization of foreign bodies. This study focused on the precise positioning of patients’ X-rays in the Al-Makkased Hospital emergency room when they reached there as a consequence of various accidents, falls, or other causes. Emergency photos from January to June (2020) were examined as part of our examination of digital radiography (DR) imaging, and problems with the photos were discovered. Our research revealed that the percentage of examination errors is just 14.6%, which is not a very significant number. The four joints that were evaluated in this investigation were the elbow, wrist, knee, and ankle. The three fundamental flaws that were examined while assessing projections were parallelism, location, and anatomy additional exposure errors were also found. Specifically, this project discussed standards for joint radiography quality, technique, framework, structure, and findings.


Radiography Quality, Radiographic Positioning, Joints, Parallelism, Anatomy, Location


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How to Cite

Rumman, M., Sabarna, K., Alyan, A., shawasha, A. ., abu Shamiyah, R., Salman, R., & Abu Rmeilha, Y. (2023). Radiographic Positioning Standards for Joint Radiography Quality Assessment at Al Makkased Hospital-Jerusalem. Journal of Palestine Ahliya University for Research and Studies, 2(3), 126–134.