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Patient Care

Flash Cards for Patient Care

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A contaminated inanimate object such as food or a doorknob, or an IV pole is considered a ____? fomite (Lange Radiography Prep Book, pg. 36)
What type of diseases should oxygen be required for a patient? severe anemia, pneumonia, pulmonary edema, & shock (Lange Radiography Prep Book, pg. 50)
What are symptoms of inadequate oxygen supply? dyspnea, cyanosis, diaphoresis, & distention of the veins in the neck (Lange Radiography Prep Book, pg. 51)
This is the practice that retards the growth of pathogenic microorganisms is called _____ . antisepsis (Lange Radiography Prep Book, pg. 34)
T/F: A patient's previously granted consent can be withdrawn at any time. True (Lange Radiography Prep Book, pg. 4)
What type of patient symptoms are associated with a febrile patient? hot, dry skin (Lange Radiography Prep Book, pg. 21)
What is the difference between assault and battery? Assault: to threaten harm; Battery: carrying out the threat (Lange Radiography Prep Book, pg. 7)
The law that regulates the relationship between individuals and government is considered ______. Public (Lange Radiography Prep Book, pg. 7)
The law that regulates the relationship among people is considered ______. Private (Lange Radiography Prep Book, pg. 7)
What is a tort? Private (civil) injustice, injury, or misconduct (Lange Radiography Prep Book, pg. 7)
What are some examples of negligence in a radiology department? injuries from falls, positioning injuries, pregnancy, and errors or delays in diagnosis (Lange Radiography Prep Book, pg. 10)
Looking at a patient appearance and condition for information is considered ____ signs. objective (Lange Radiography Prep Book, pg. 21)
What is the normal adult respiratory rate? 12-18 breaths/min (Lange Radiography Prep Book, pg. 23)
What is the normal systolic and diastolic pressures for normal adults? 100-140 mmHg systolic 60-90 mmHg diastolic (Lange Radiography Prep Book, pg. 23)
T/F: When moving a patient, is it important to push rater than pull a patient during a slide board transfer. True (Lange Radiography Prep Book, pg. 23)
What is the most important precaution in the practice of aseptic technique? Hand washing (Lange Radiography Prep Book, pg. 34)
What are some examples of droplet transmission based diseases? Rubella, Mumps, Influenza (Lange Radiography Prep Book, pg. 39)
COPD patients receive high/low flow rates of oxygen? low (Lange Radiography Prep Book, pg. 49)
Contrast media that has leaked from a ruptured vein is called ______? extravasation (Lange Radiography Prep Book, pg. 53)
T/F: Double lumen NG or NI/NE can be clamped off. False (Lange Radiography Prep Book, pg. 55)
What are some examples of central lines? Port-A-Cath, Hickman, Raff, PICC (Lange Radiography Prep Book, pg. 53)
What is an antidote used to treat? toxic effects (Lange Radiography Prep Book, pg. 56)
What are examples of a positive contrast media? Barium sulfate and iodinated contrast (Lange Radiography Prep Book, pg. 59)
What are the ARRT Standards of Ethics composed of? Preamble, Code of Ethics, Rules of Ethics, Administrative Procedures (Lange Radiography Prep Book, pg. 9)
What is the removal of all microorganisms and their spores? surgical asepsis (Lange Radiography Prep Book, pg. 34)
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