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Patient Care ARRT

Review for the ARRT Exam: Patient Care

QuestionAnswer
A small container holding several doses of medication is termed A vial (pg15; question 129)
What is the normal creatinine level range? 0.6 to 1.5 mg/100mL (page 15; question 126)
What is the usual patient prep for an UGI exam? NPO 8 hours before the exam (page 15; question 125)
The practice that is used to retard the growth of pathogenic bacteria is termed antisepsis (page14; question 124)
The medical abbreviation meaning "after meals" is pc (page 13; question 115)
The normal average rate of respiration for a healthy adult patient is 12 to 20 breaths/min (page 13; question 110)
What order should the following exams be performed; BE, UGI, IVU IVU, BE, UGI (page 11; question 91)
If an emergency trauma patient experiences hemorrhaging from a leg injury, the radiographer should: apply pressure to the bleeding site, call the emergency department for assistance, apply a pressure bandage and complete the exam Apply pressure to the bleeding site & call the emergency department for assistance (page 7; question 56)
An iatrogenic infection is one caused by physcian intervention (page 1; question 5)
A radiographer who discloses confidential patient information to unauthorized individuals can be found guilty of invasion of privacy ( page 1; question 4)
The total number of dissolved particles in solution per kilogram of water is osmolality (page 2; question 16)
Which drug is used to treat dysrhythmias? Lidocaine (page2 question 9)
In which stage of infection do the infective microbes begin to multiply? Incubation period (page 4; question 25)
A cathartic is used to stimulate defecation (page 5; question 39)
What can be done to effectively reduce the viscosity of contrast media? warm the contrast (page 6; question 44)
You are working in the outpatient department and receive a patient who is complaining of pain in the right hip joint; however, the requisition asks for a left femur exam. What do you do? Check with the referring physician (page 7; question 60)
What is considered a normal range for a BUN level? up to 50mg/100mL (page 9; question 72)
An inanimate object that has been in contact with an infectious microorganism is termed a fomaite (page 9; question 77)
Hypochlorite bleach(Clorox) and Lysol are examples of disinfectants (page 11; question 92)
Which blood vessels are best suited for determination of pulse rate? superficial arteries
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