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RADT465

Patient Care

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How many people must participate in log rolling a patient? Three people should participate in a log roll (Torres, Linn-Watson, Dutton, 73).
What does ALARA stand for? ALARA means as low as reasonably achievable (Torres, Linn-Watson, Dutton, 88).
What kind is shield was made to protect the male and female reproductive organs? Gonadal shielding is made to protect reproductive organs (Torres, Linn-Watson, Dutton, 89).
Is it better to push or pull during patient transfer? It is better to pull a patient (Torres, Linn-Watson, Dutton, 70).
What must be obtained before restraints are placed on a patient? For retraints to be placed on a patient, an order must be obtained from their physician (Torres, Linn-Watson, Dutton, 76).
What is a sphygmomanometer used for? A sphygmomanometer is used to measure blood pressure (Torres, Linn-Watson, Dutton, 138).
What does systolic mean? Systolic is the pressure measured as the left ventricle of the heart contractions (Torres, Linn-Watson, Dutton, 138).
What does diastolic mean? Diastolic is the pressure measured as ventricles of the heart relax (Torres, Linn-Watson, Dutton, 138).
What is the normal blood pressure range for an adult? The normal range is 90-120 systolic over 50-70 diastolic (Torres, Linn-Watson, Dutton, 131).
What is the normal blood pressure range for adolescents? The normal range is 85-130 systolic and 45-85 diastolic (Torres, Linn-Watson, Dutton, 131).
What is the normal pulse range for an adult? The normal range is 60-90 beats per minute (Torres, Linn-Watson, Dutton, 131).
What is the normal pulse range for adolescents? The normal range is 90-100 beats per minute (Torres, Linn-Watson, Dutton, 131).
What is tachycardia? Tachycardia is when the heart rate is above 100 beats per minute (Torres, Linn-Watson, Dutton, 135).
What is bradycardia? Bradycardia is when the heart rate is below 60 beats per minute (Torres, Linn-Watson, Dutton, 135).
What is the normal range of respiration for an adult? The normal range is 15-20 breaths per minute (Torres, Linn-Watson, Dutton, 131).
What is the normal range of respiration for adolescents? The normal range is 30-60 breaths per minute (Torres, Linn-Watson, Dutton, 131).
What the the normal pulse range for infants? The normal range is 120 beats per minute (Torres, Linn-Watson, Dutton, 131).
What is the normal temperature range for adults? The normal range is 97.8° F to 99° F (Torres, Linn-Watson, Dutton, 131).
What is the normal temperature range for adolescents? The normal range is 97.8° F to 98.6° F (Torres, Linn-Watson, Dutton, 131).
What is needed to access a patient's apical pulse? The apical pulse can be accessed with an alcohol swab and a stethoscope (Torres, Linn-Watson, Dutton, 136).
Where should a patient's sphygmomanometer cuff be placed? The cuff should be placed on the left arm and superior to the brachial artery (Torres, Linn-Watson, Dutton, 140).
Reference: Torres, Lillian S., TerriAnn Linn-Watson, and Andrea G. Dutton. Torres' Patient Care in Imaging Technology. 8th ed. Baltimore: Christopher Johnson, 2013. Print.
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