Save
Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

CXR/KUB

Body Habitus

QuestionAnswer
Body habitus definition Common variations in the shape of the human body
The specific type of body habitus is important in radiology because it determines the, size, shape, and position of organs of the thoracic and abdominal cavities
Heart, lungs, diaphragm, stomach, colon, & gallbladder location is directly affected by what? Body habitus
The gallbladder may vary in position by __inches, depending on the ___ _____ 8. Body habitus
T/F: Body habitus and the placement of thoracic and abdominal organs are important in determining technical/exposure factors. Why? For appropriate density, contrast, and patient dose
4 types of body habitus Sthenic, hyposthenic, asthenic, & hypersthenic
Which body habitus is dominate and/or has a 50% population frequency Sthenic
Which body habitus has a 35% population frequency Hyposthenic
Which body habitus has a 5% population frequency Hyposthenic
In clinical practice, the relative shape of patients with a Sthenic and hyposthenic habitus and the position of their organs is referred to as? Ordinary or average
All standard x-ray positioning/exposure techniques are based on _____ or _____ habitus. Ordinary or average
Created by: swisscheese
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards