Chapter 32 Film Artifacts. Retake Analysis. Required part of a QA program in California. Evaluation includes View repeated Cause of the repeat Rate of retakes should be less than 5%. Information can be gathered from the log that the state mandates for patients being exposed to radiation.
Pressure or kink marks
Streaks of increased OD
The temperature or humidity too high.
Safelight too bright, too close or wrong filter.
Light leak or other light in darkroom.
Film left in x-ray room during exposure.
Rough handling of film.
Film not completely in processor when darkroom door opened.Common Handling & Storage Artifacts