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Unformatted text preview: RADT 150 Patient Care in Radiography II Unit 11 Exam Dealing with Acute Situations 2 11.0 Dealing with Acute Situations Directions: 1. Write your name and the date on your scantron form. Identify the subject as the course number (for example, RADT 152) along with the test number (for example, Unit 7). 2. For each of the questions below, select the best answer to the question. 3. Using a No. 2 pencil, fill in the appropriate answer on the answer sheet. 4. Erase unwanted answers completely. Questions with two or more filled in answer spaces are graded as incorrect. 5. Answer all questions. 6. You have a maximum 15 minutes to complete the following 25 questions. (Note this time factor approximates the amount of time you would be allowed to answer the same number of questions on the Registry examination in radiography) -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1. What is the dilemma of an emergency room? A. B. C. D. 2. It often serves as the family physician The poor and uninsured often occupy it It can rapidly over load both staff and facilities All of the above are correct A trauma unit is a specialized unit that is usually part of the emergency department and has three different levels of trauma care. A. B. True False 3 3. What are the top three risks that are a priority to the trauma team? A. B. C. D. 4. Respiratory Respiratory Respiratory Respiratory arrest, arrest, arrest, arrest, cardiac cardiac cardiac cardiac arrest, arrest, arrest, arrest, high fever spinal cord injury head injury broken bones Radiologic equipment usually found in an emergency suite includes the following: 1. 2. 3. 4. A. B. 5. Cassettes for the previously mentioned x-rays Mobile x-ray and possibly C-arm fluoroscopic units Computed tomography scanner Emergency x-ray room True False Explain what a radiographer should do in the event of multiple victims. A. B. C. D. E. 6. Assess priorities Call for assistance before the situation places lives in jeopardy Call an ambulance Try to deal with the situation themselves Both A and B are correct How many people are responsible for the implementation of a disaster plan? A. B. C. D. 2 3 1 4 4 7. The radiographer’s role regarding the emergency call system in the imaging department includes knowing the call system codes, be completely familiar with the departments system, and to practice going through each code procedure until you feel comfortable and able to function professionally. A. B. 8. Who is on a code team? A. B. C. D. E. 9. When transporting patients Patient who are in transitional care Patients who are in the ER Patients who are in the trauma unit When is a portable oxygen unit used? A. B. C. D. 12. True False When is a portable oxygen unit is used? A. B. C. D. 11. Physicians Nurses Respiratory therapists Electrocardiographers All of the above The cash cart inspection should be inspected monthly and have a list of contents to ensure the emergency supplies are available for instant use. A. B. 10. True False When transporting patients Patient who are in transitional care Patients who are in the ER Patients who are in the trauma unit Explain when the Heimlich maneuver is used. A. B. C. D. To restrain a troubling patient When someone suffers from a heart attach When an obese patient needs help getting on an exam table When any foreign body lodges in the opening of the trachea 5 13. What is asthma? A. B. C. D. E. 14. After a patients chest injuries are stabilized, they may be positioned __________. A. B. C. D. E. 15. Erect Supine on the uninjured side. Recumbent on the uninjured side. Erect or supine on the injured side. Supine or recumbent on the injured side. Compound and closed fractures are classified as _________ bone fractures. A. B. C. D. E. 16. Difficulty in breathing caused by bronchospasm A condition caused by stress Difficulty in breathing caused by an obstruction Difficulty in speaking caused by bronchospasm Both A and B are correct Irregular Long Short Flat All of the above A compression fracture is associated with the ________. A. B. C. D. E. Skull Extremities Joints Spine Ribs 6 17. When positioning a fractured limb a radiographer must. A. B. C. D. E. 18. Abdominal binders are side elastic belts with Velcro closures that are applied to help support abdominal tissues. A. B. 19. True False Iodine contrast reactions occur within what amount of time. A. B. C. D. E. 21. True False If an iodine contrast reaction is suspected, the patient may be premedicated with Benadryl. A. B. 20. Support the limb Maintain gentle traction Minimize motion None of the above All of the above Almost immediately At least 30 minutes after the injection Several hours after the injection All of the above None of the above Which of the following is a reaction to iodinated contrast that would NOT require treatment? A. B. C. D. E. Erythema Urticaria Vomiting Anaphylactic shock Vasovagal reactions 7 22. Which of the following is NOT a symptom of anaphylactic shock? A. B. C. D. E. 23. What is the response of individuals who have been sensitized to over the counter medication? A. B. C. D. E. 24. The effects will appear slower The effects will not appear The effects will appear faster All of the above None of the above Which of the following is NOT a warning sign of a cereborvascular accident? A. B. C. D. E. 25. A sense of warmth Tingling Vomiting A feeling of doom Itching of the palms and soles Slurred speech Severe headache Extreme dizziness Increase in muscle strength Difficulty in vision Which of the following may trigger a seizure in a person who is being treated with anticonvulsant medications? A. B. C. D. E. Fatigue Apprehension Weight or size changes All of the above None of the above ...
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