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RADT465 Patient Care

ARRT Registry Review Covering Patient Care

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What are the three methods of transferring patients? By gurney, sheet transfer, and sliding board transfer-----------Source: Torres, L., Dutton, A., Linn-Watson, T. (2010). Patient Care in Imaging Technology. 7th edition (pp. 51-52). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
What is the average oral temperature? 98.6 degrees F------Source: Torres, L., Dutton, A., Linn-Watson, T. (2010). Patient Care in Imaging Technology. 7th edition (pp. 125). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
In what area of the heart does blood flow begin? Right atrium--------Source: Torres, L., Dutton, A., Linn-Watson, T. (2010). Patient Care in Imaging Technology. 7th edition (pp. 143). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Which arteries carry deoxygenated blood in the body? The pulmonary arteries----------Source: Torres, L., Dutton, A., Linn-Watson, T. (2010). Patient Care in Imaging Technology. 7th edition (pp. 143). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
What type of infection is acquired within the hospital? Nosocomial infection------Source: Torres, L., Dutton, A., Linn-Watson, T. (2010). Patient Care in Imaging Technology. 7th edition (pp. 72). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
What is the term used to describe a slow heartbeat? Bradycardia--------Source: Torres, L., Dutton, A., Linn-Watson, T. (2010). Patient Care in Imaging Technology. 7th edition (pp. 160). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
What are the enteral routes for medication? Oral, sublingual, buccal, and rectal-----------Source: Torres, L., Dutton, A., Linn-Watson, T. (2010). Patient Care in Imaging Technology. 7th edition (pp. 279). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Which type of shock is cause by the heart pumping an insufficient amount of blood to organs? Cardiogenic-----------Source: Torres, L., Dutton, A., Linn-Watson, T. (2010). Patient Care in Imaging Technology. 7th edition (pp. 155). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
In what instance would a radiographer perform the Heimlich maneuver (abdominal thrust)? A patient choking--------Source: Torres, L., Dutton, A., Linn-Watson, T. (2010). Patient Care in Imaging Technology. 7th edition (pp. 164). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
What condition are patients known to have if their systolic reading is continuously greater than 140 mm Hg? Hypertension--------Source: Torres, L., Dutton, A., Linn-Watson, T. (2010). Patient Care in Imaging Technology. 7th edition (pp. 130). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
A sphygmomanometer is used to measure what? Blood pressure--------Source: Torres, L., Dutton, A., Linn-Watson, T. (2010). Patient Care in Imaging Technology. 7th edition (pp. 130). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Which ethical principle pertains to all actions being done to benefit a patient? Beneficience---------Source: Torres, L., Dutton, A., Linn-Watson, T. (2010). Patient Care in Imaging Technology. 7th edition (pp. 8). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
What is the term used to describe the diameter of a needle's lumen? Gauge---------Source: Torres, L., Dutton, A., Linn-Watson, T. (2010). Patient Care in Imaging Technology. 7th edition (pp. 281). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
As the gauge of a needle increase, what happens to the diameter of the needle's lumen? Decreases---------Source: Torres, L., Dutton, A., Linn-Watson, T. (2010). Patient Care in Imaging Technology. 7th edition (pp. 281). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Which area on the forearm should not be used for venipuncture? Palm side--------Source: Torres, L., Dutton, A., Linn-Watson, T. (2010). Patient Care in Imaging Technology. 7th edition (pp. 286-287). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
What type of immobilizer is used for a pediatric chest x-ray? Pigg-O-Stat--------Source: Torres, L., Dutton, A., Linn-Watson, T. (2010). Patient Care in Imaging Technology. 7th edition (pp. 193). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
If a patient experiences a syncope episode, what position is best for them to be placed in? Dorsal recumbent with feet elevated---------Source: Torres, L., Dutton, A., Linn-Watson, T. (2010). Patient Care in Imaging Technology. 7th edition (pp. 166). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
What is the unit used to measure blood pressure? Millimeters of mercury (mm Hg)---------Source: Torres, L., Dutton, A., Linn-Watson, T. (2010). Patient Care in Imaging Technology. 7th edition (pp. 130). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
What are the two types of radiographic contrast? Positive and negative contrast----------Source: Torres, L., Dutton, A., Linn-Watson, T. (2010). Patient Care in Imaging Technology. 7th edition (pp. 226). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
The sump and Levin are examples of what? Nasogastric (NG) tubes--------Source: Torres, L., Dutton, A., Linn-Watson, T. (2010). Patient Care in Imaging Technology. 7th edition (pp. 240). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Contaminated materials need to be placed in which containers? Biohazard containers------------Source: Torres, L., Dutton, A., Linn-Watson, T. (2010). Patient Care in Imaging Technology. 7th edition (pp. 65). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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