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RADT 456 Unit 4

ARRT registry review covering Unit 4: Radiographic Procedures

QuestionAnswer
1. The coronoid process should be visualized in profile in which position? medial oblique elbow
2. Pacemaker electrodes can be introduced through a vein in the chest or upper extremity, from where they are advanced to where? right ventricle
3. Which projection of the foot will best demonstrate the longitudinal arch? lateral weight-bearing
4. To best visualize the lower ribs, when should the exposure be made? on expiration
5. A frontal view of the sternum is best accomplished in which of the following positions? RAO
6. Which position is most likely to place the right kidney parallel to the IR? LPO
7. Which position is required to demonstrate small amounts of air in the peritoneal cavity? lateral decubitus,affected side up
8. When the patient is recumbent on the x-ray table with the head lower than the feet, the patient is in what position? Trendelenburg
9. What position is best to demonstrate esophageal varices? recumbent position
10. What is the tissue that occupies the central cavity within the shaft of a long bone in an adult? yellow marrow
11. What bony landmark is in the same transverse plane as the symphysis pubis? prominence of the greater trochanter
12. What position of the shoulder demonstrates the lesser tubercle in profile medially? internal rotation
13. What fracture classification describes a small bony fragment pulled from a bony process? avulsion fracture
14. What portion of the humerus articules with the ulna to help form the elbow joint? trochlea
15. During myelography, where is contrast medium introduced? subarachnoid space
16. What is it called when there is an injury to a structure located on the side opposite that of the primary injury? contrecoup
17. Aspirated foreign bodes in older children and adults are most likely to lodge where? right main steam bronchus
18. What structure can be located midway between the ASIS and public symphysis? dome of the acetabulum
19. Which type of articulation is evaluated in arthrography? diarthrodial
20. What forms the laryngeal prominence? thyroid cartilage
21. What examination would be most likely performed to diagnose a Wilm's tumor? IVU
22. What position is used to open the right sacroiliac joint? 25-30 degrees LPO
23. Deoxygenated blood from the head and thorax is returned to the heart by the _____ SVC
24. Which projection is most likely to demonstrate the carpal pisiform free of superimposition? AP (medial) oblique
25. What is a major cause of bowel obstruction in children? intussusception
26. What view best demonstrates lateral deviation of the nasal septum? parietoacanthal projection (Waters)
27. What is a functional study used to demonstrate the degree of AP motion present in the cervical spine? flexion and extension laterals
28. Where is the CR directed for a lateral projection of the nasal bones? 3/4 inch distal to the nasion
29. Which position will separate the radial head, neck, and tuberosity from superimposition on the ulna? lateral oblique
30. Where is the innominate bone located? pelvis
Created by: kechambers