What does it do? The Browningball removes the scapula from view
in the lung field.
And eases the patients fear of the exam.
How do I use it ?
*The patient is in the AP (anterior-posterior) position;
standing, sitting, or in the bed, for the chest or upright abdomen.
*The patient must hug the ball
on the chest, resting the chin on the ball. (if possible).
Ensure that the hands or fingers are not in the primary beam.
* For the Lateral position - raise the ball above the head.
The black velcro straps are not handles, they are to be used when a patient can't hug the ball. They go over the arms, so they can hug the ball.
How do I clean it ?
Use any standard Hospital disinfectant.