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RADT 456 Pt. Care

ARRT registry review covering Pt. Care

What are the three ways that a patient can give consent? The three ways that a patient can give consent are: verbal, written, or implied.
What rights do patients have? Patients have the right to be informed, to make an informed consent, and the right to refuse treatment.
What are practice standards? The practice standards provide a legal role definition and identify clinical, quality and professional standards of practice.
What is a tort? A tort is a private (civil) injustice, injury or misconduct.
What is the ARRT standard of ethics composed of? The ARRT standard of ethics are composed of a preamble, code of ethics (aspirational), rules of ethics (enforceable), and administrative procedures.
What important changes should the radiographer be watching the patient for during and exam? It is important to notice color, emperature, and moistness of the patients skin.
What is the normal blood pressure range for adults? The normal ranges for adults are: systolic 100-140 mmHg and diastolic 60-90 mmHg.
What is a patients blood pressure affected by? The blood pressure is affected by: cardiac output, blood volume, and vascular resistance.
What does systolic and diastolic pressure mean? Systolic is the contaction of the heart and the Diastolic is the relaxation of the heart.
T/F: Should an accident occur involving the patient and/or radiographer, an incident report should be copleted regardless of how minor the incident. True
Waht is the most important precaution in the practice of aseptic technique? The most important precaution is proper handwashing.
How long should it take you to properly wash your hands? It should take you 15 seconds to properly wash your hands.
What is the reservior (source) of infection? The reservior (source) of infection is any environment where these pathogens can survive and reporduce.
What are the three most common modes of transmission? The three most common modes of transmission are: droplet, airborne, and contact.
When obtaining vital signs you measure: Body temperature, pulse rate, respiratory rate, and arterialblood pressure.
If you have a 23 guage needle and an 18 gauge needle which one would have a bigger bore? The 18 guage needle would have the bigger bore.
What is a long term implanted venous access used for chemotherapy and blood transfusions? A Port-A-Cath is an implanted venous access.
What can be either a short term or a long term external nontunneled central line used for medication administration and blood draws? A PICC line is an external nontunneled central line.
What are the different types of reactions to latex? The different types of reactions are irritant contact dermatitis, allergic contact dermattis (delayed hypersensitiviy),and latex allergy (immediate hypersensitivity).
What are some examples of positive and negative contrast media? Examples of positive (radiopaque) contrast are barium sulfate and iodinated contrast. Examples of negative (radiolucent) contrast are air and other gases.
Created by: anbrunes