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RADT 456 Pt. Care

ARRT Registry Review Covering Patient Care Content

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A radiographer who discloses confidential patient information to unauthorized individuals can be found guilty of ____________________. invasion of privacy (Saia, Lange Q&A, pg. 1, 16)
The higher the gauge number of an intravenous (IV) needle... the smaller is its diameter (Saia, Lange Q&A, pg. 2, 17)
Administration of contrast agent for radiographic demonstration of the spinal canal is performed by ___________ parenteral routes? Intrathecal (Saia, Lange Q&A, pg. 2, 17)
Accidental injection of medication or contrast medium into tissues around a vein is called ___________. Extravasation (Saia, Lange Q&A, pg. 2, 18)
The mechanical device used to correct an ineffectual cardiac rhythm is a __________. Defibrillator (Saia, Lange Q&A, pg. 2, 18)
What stage of infection do the infective microbes begin to multiply? Incubation period (Saia, Lange Q&A, pg. 4, 20)
What can be done to iodinated contrast media to effectively reduce its viscosity? Warming it (Saia, Lange Q&A, pg. 6, 22)
What is the first treatment for extravasation of contrast media during and IV injection? Apply pressure to the vein until the bleeding stops (Saia, Lange Q&A, pg. 6, 24)
How should a radiographer move heavy object to reduce the risk of a back sprain? Push the object (Saia, Lange Q&A, pg. 7, 24)
Gas-producing powder or crystals are usually ingested before what type of fluoroscopic exam? Double contrasted GI studies (Saia, Lange Q&A, pg. 7, 25)
You receive a patient who is complaining on right hip pain, however, your requisition is for a left femur exam. What do you do? Call the referring physician (Saia, Lange Q&A, pg. 7, 25)
What is the most effective method of sterilization? Moist heat (Saia, Lange Q&A, pg. 8, 26)
The medical term for hives is __________. Urticaria (Saia, Lange Q&A, pg. 10, 29)
Which blood vessels are best suited for determination of pulse rate? Superficial arteries (Saia, Lange Q&A, pg. 11, 29)
Clorox and Lysol are examples of ___________. Disinfectants (Saia, Lange Q&A, pg. 11, 30)
During inspiration, the _________ and the __________ will elevate. Sternum, Ribs (Saia, Lange Q&A, pg. 11, 30-31)
When a GI series is being requested on a patient with a suspected perforation, what type of contrast media should be used? water-soluble iodinated media (Saia, Lange Q&A, pg. 12, 32)
When a patient is experiencing an episode of syncope, the patient should be placed in what kind of position? Dorsal recumbent with feet elevated (Trendelenburg) (Saia, Lange Q&A, pg. 13, 32)
A patient whose systolic pressure is consistently greater than 140 mm Hg is usually considered to be ____________. Hypertensive (Saia, Lange Q&A, pg. 13, 33)
What is considered to be the normal creatine range? .6 to 1.5 mg/100mL (Saia, Lange Q&A, pg. 15, 35)
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