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RADT 465. Pt care

ARRT registry review covering patient care

QuestionAnswer
What must be on every radiographic image? patient's name or ID#, anatomy side marker, date of exam, and the institution of office
What is an iatrogenic infection cause by? a physican intervention of by medical or diagnostic treatment/procedure
Types of contrast reactions Vasomoto- nonallergic reaction, emotions and anxiety based Anaphylactic- allergic reaction Vasovagal- life-threatning, declare "code" Acute Renal Failure- renal shut down, may not manifest for 48 hours after contrast injection
lidocane (Xylocaine) an antiarrhythimic to prevent or treat cardiac arrhythmias (dysrhythmia)
epinephrine (Adrenalin) a bronchodilator, administered in a spray mister or injected
Nitroglycerin and Verapamil vasoliators, permit increased blood flow by relaxing the walls of the blood vessels
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) a group of disorders including bronchitis, emphysema, asthma, and bronchiectasis
Designated Surrogate or proxy exercises the patient's rights on the patient's behalf if they lack decision-making capacity
four stages of infection -initial(latent period), the infection is introduced and lies dormant -incubation period, microbes reproduce and during the actual disease period, signs and symptoms may begin -convalescent (recovery), patient's, fought off infection and syptoms regress
fomite a contaminated inanimate object such as a food utensil, door knob, or IV pole
vector an insect or animal carrier of infections organisms, can transmit directly or indirectly ex. rapid animal, a mosquito that carries malaria, or a tick that carries lyme disease`
normal vital signs (BP, Pulse, Resp. rate, temp) BP- 110-140 / 60-80 mmHg Pulse- 60-100 BPM Temp- 97.7F- 99.5F Resp- 12- 20 breaths per min (BPM)
What level is ideal for IV bags to hang 18-20 inches
Positions: Trendelenburg, Fowler, Sims, Stenver Trendelenburg- head lower than feet Fowler- head higher than feet Sims- LPO with right leg flexed Stenver- position for xray of mastoids
Medical abbreviation for pc after meal
Medical abbreviation for tid three times a day
Medical abbreviation for qid four times a day
Medical abbreviation for qh every hour
Antisepsis the practice that retards the growth of pathogenic bacteria
Medical Asepsis the destruction of pathogenic microorganisms through disinfection
Created by: blseaton