Portable X-ray machines are popular in inpatient facilities, especially in critical care areas where moving patient around might pose unnecessary difficulties or safety concerns.
There are advanced options or portable machines that come with inbuilt CR systems.
- Easy to wheel around the wards to the patient bedside
- Very small footprints – a compact design.
- Easy to maneuver the direction of X-rays exposure
- Full power capabilities, just like full radiology rooms
- With DR types, ability to see the image instantly
- Advanced types come with inbuilt CR system (Instant view)
- Direct digital Radiology (DDR) wireless types available