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RADT 465 Pt Care

ARRT registry review covering patient care content area.

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Which adult body temperature is normally the highest? Rectal Temperature Reference: radiography prep 8th edition pg. 22
What is the normal resting pulse rate for women? 72-80 beats/min Reference: radiography prep 8th edition pg. 23
What is orthopnea? Difficulty breathing while recumbent. Reference: radiography prep 8th edition pg. 23
When is blood pressure the highest within the vessels? During ventricular systole (contraction) Reference: radiography prep 8th edition pg. 23
What is a sphygmomanometer used for? Measuring blood pressure. Reference: radiography prep 8th edition pg. 23
When measuring blood pressure, what vessel is normally collapsed? Brachial artery. Reference: radiography prep 8th edition pg. 23
Define assault? Is the threat of harm. Reference: radiography prep 8th edition pg. 7
Define battery? Carrying out a threat of harm. Reference: radiography prep 8th edition pg. 7
What is an example of a negligent unintentional tort? Patient fall when left unattended in x-ray room. Reference: radiography prep 8th edition pg. 7
During a trauma x-ray of a broken hand, a technologist forces a pt to move into lateral. This could be an example of? Battery. Reference: radiography prep 8th edition pg. 7
What does HIPAA stand for ? Heath Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Reference: radiography prep 8th edition pg. 3
Who defines the practice standards for a radiographer? ASRT Reference: radiography prep 8th edition pg. 5
Where should the IV bag be placed? 18-24 inches above the VEIN. Reference: radiography prep 8th edition pg. 26
Define pathogens? Causative agents - microorganisms capable of producing disease. Reference: radiography prep 8th edition pg. 35
What is the purpose of contrast media? To artificially increase subject contrast in body tissues and area where there is little natural subject contrast. Reference: radiography prep 8th edition pg. 59
What should be schedules first, a UGI or BE? UGI Reference: radiography prep 8th edition pg. 60
What is a emetic? Used to induce vomiting. Reference: radiography prep 8th edition pg. 62
What is a analgesic? Pain reliever. Reference: radiography prep 8th edition pg. 62
What is a cathartic? A laxative. Reference: radiography prep 8th edition pg. 62
What is a diuretic? Stimulates urine output. Reference: radiography prep 8th edition pg. 62
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