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Ch 9&10 Pos - Term Definition The thoracic viscera...

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Term: The thoracic viscera consists of the.. Definition: lungs, mediastinum, diaphragm Term: the area between the two lungs is termed the.. Definition: mediastinum Term: the respiratory system proper consists of the.. Definition: trachea, bronchi and both lungs Term: where does the trachea lie in relation to the esophagus Definition: anterior Term: what is the name of the hook like process on the last tracheal cartilage Definition: carina
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Term: how many primary branches are there in the right lung Definition: 3 Term: the lungs are composed of a light spongy elastic substance called the Definition: parenchyma Term: the part of the lung that extends above the clavicle is termed the Definition: apex Term: the right lung is about how much shorter than the left Definition: 1 inch Term: what is the name of the double walled serous membrane sac that encloses the lung Definition: pleura
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Term: which of the following are part of the mediastinum Definition: heart and esophagus Term: which of the following would not be included in the mediastinum Definition: larynx and diaphragm Term: where does the esophagus lie in relation to the trachea Definition: behind the trachea Term: which of the following best describes the position of the thymus gland Definition: behind the manubrium sterni Term: what is the most optimal postion of the patient for examinations of the heart and lungs Definition: upright
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Term: why is the left lateral chest position the most commonly used for lateral radiographs of the chest Definition: patients heart is closer to the IR Term: the presence of gas or air in the pleural cavity is termed the Definition: pneumothorax Term: which of the following radiographs are usually taken on a patient who is suspected of having a small amount of free air in the pleural cavity Definition: AP full inspiration Term: which of the following exposure techniques is required to penetrate all of the thoracic anatomy Definition: High KvP Term: which of the following are advantages of using an SID of 72 inches for chest radiography Definition: decreased magnification of the heart
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Term: how far above the shoulders should the IR be positioned for the PA and lateral chest radiographs Definition: 1 1/2 to 2 inches Term: where are the hands placed for a PA projection of the chest Definition: back of the hands on the hips Term: what is the CR angle for a PA chest radiograph Definition: perpendicular Term: what is the optimal respiration phase for the PA or lateral chest radiograph Definition: full inspiration- second breath Term: how many ribs should be visible about the diaphragm on a PA chest radiograph Definition: 10
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Term: which plane must be accurately parallel with the IR to prevent distortion of the thoracic structures
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