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RADT 465 Pt. Care

ARRT review covering patient care

ASRT document that defines the radiographer's role (pg. 16) Practice Standards
Conditions for valid patient consent: (pg. 3) 1.The patient must be of legal age. 2.The patient must be of sound mind. 3.The patient must give consent freely. 4 The patient must be adequately informed of the procedure about to take place.
HIPPA stands for: (pg. 3) Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
A civil injustice (pg. 13) tort
Normal adult oral body temperature? (pg. 26) 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit
Patient transfer between the radiographic table and the stretcher should involve pulling or pushing? (pg. 29) pulling
an interference with blood supplied to the brain as a result of occlusion or rupture of a cerebral vessel (pg. 69) stroke (cerebrovascular accident)
effect of an analgesic (pg. 64) relieves pain
radiopaque contrast suspension the is usually administered orally for demonstration of the upper GI tract (pg. 62) Barium sulfate
Normal respiratory rate (pg. 60) 12-18 breaths per minute
Needle size is indicated by: (pg. 60) gauge
Larger gauge is equal to smaller or bigger needle bore? (pg.60) smaller
Normal adult pulse rate (pg. 59) 60-100 beats per minute
Refers to the destruction of bacteria though use of disinfectants/antiseptics (pg. 39). medical asepsis
Refers to the destruction of all microorganisms and their spore through sterilization (pg.39) surgical asepsis
Modes of transmission of infectious microorganisms: (pg. 39) droplet, airborne, and contact (direct and indirect)
blood pressure is affected by: (pg. 25) cardiac output, blood volume, vascular resistance
blood pressure is measured using: (pg. 25) a sphygmomanometer and stethoscope
medication or contrast medium that has leaked from a vein rupture or has been inadvertently introduced into the tissue outside of the vein (pg. 56) extravasation
five most easily palpated pulse points: (pg. 59) radial, carotid, temporal, femoral, and popliteal
Created by: jkcottongim