V.3 Chest X-ray Hanging Protocol Example

Goal: A Hanging Protocol for Chest X-ray, PA & Lateral (LL, RL) views, current & prior, with the following layout:

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The Hanging Protocol Definition does not specify a specific modality, but rather a specific anatomy (Chest). The Image Sets Sequence provides more detail, in that it specifies the modalities in addition to the anatomy for each image set.

V.3.1 Hanging Protocol Definition Module

Hanging Protocol Name: “Chest X-ray”

Hanging Protocol Description: “Current and Prior Chest PA and Lateral”

Hanging Protocol Level: “SITE”

Hanging Protocol Creator: “Senior Radiologist”

Hanging Protocol Creation DateTime: “20020823133455”

Hanging Protocol Definition Sequence:

Number of Priors Referenced: 1

Image Sets Sequence:

Hanging Protocol User Identification Code Sequence: zero length

Hanging Protocol User Group Name: “ABC Hospital”

V.3.2 Hanging Protocol Environment Module

Number of Screens: 2

Nominal Screen Definition Sequence:

V.3.3 Hanging Protocol Display Module

Display Sets Sequence:

Partial Data Display Handling: “MAINTAIN_LAYOUT”