RADT_150_Unit_14_Exam

RADT_150_Unit_14_Exam - RADT 150 Patient Care in...

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Unformatted text preview: RADT 150 Patient Care in Radiography II Unit 14 Bedside Radiography: Special Conditions and Environments 2 14.0 Bedside Radiography: Special Conditions and Environments Directions: 1. Write your name and the date on your Scantron form. Identify the subject as the course number (for example, RADT 101) along with the test number (for example, Unit 1). 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. Which of the following describes when mobile radiography is used? A. B. C. D. E. 2. When patient transfer is difficult or hazardous. When all other machines are in use. When the object is small and moveable. When the patient is in a wheelchair. All of the above. If a radiograph can be better taken in the radiology suite versus a portable unit, the radiographer should consult__________ regarding the advisability of moving the patient. A. B. C. D. E. the administrative assistant the radiologist the nurse in charge the closest coworker their superior 3 3. Patients in the post-anesthesia care unit may not be fully responsive due to: A. B. C. D. E. 4. The most common radiographic procedure requested is: A. B. C. D. E. 5. shoe covers masks scrub clothes lead aprons TLD or film badges Which is an extra precaution that may be needed during neonatal radiographic examinations? A. B. C. D. E. 7. barium enema abdominal x-rays tibiofibula x-rays pelvic x-rays chest x-rays What needs to be provided for staff members who cannot leave the patient? A. B. C. D. E. 6. too much pain medication anesthesia given, slowly being tapered off lasting effects of the anesthesia post operative aspirin being very cold don’t use cuss words speak very slowly and calmly to the parents make sure the parents aren’t too stressed disinfect the x-ray equipment before entering handle the infants quickly, but gently If working with an open incubator, you must provide a gonad shield for the infant and a lead apron for yourself and the nurse. A. B. True False 4 8. A special problem faced in the ICU or CCU environment is: A. B. C. D. E. 9. The first thing the radiographer should do when an alarm is activated while positioning a patient is: A. B. C. D. E. 10. a pacemaker line placement the oxygen saturation barium activity brain activity Even if the patient is not responsive, the radiographer must still _________________ in order to be successful. A. B. C. D. E. 12. check the patient’s condition summon the nurse get a doctor turn off the alarm prepare the patient for transport A radiographer may be called to the ICU to check for _____________ on a biologically dead patient? A. B. C. D. E. 11. not being familiar with all of the machinery not understanding the hierarchy of the professionals in the room dealing with personal anxiety about near death situations not having enough room to work being in the way of the leading physician move the patient take radiographs by any means necessary calmly reassure the patient and provide a brief explanation of the procedure transfer them to the radiology department reaffirm the orders with the head doctor ICU and CCU beds have what feature, that allow operation of the C-arm through the bed? A. B. C. D. E. they they they they they are radiopaque are radiolucent have a hook up connection for the C-arm can slide open under the patient have lead shielding 5 13. Radiographers must cover the cassette and don a pair of gloves before lifting or turning the patient because: A. B. C. D. E. 14. When a patient is on a ventilator, the radiographer should determine when a brief pause in respiration will occur by: A. B. C. D. E. 15. paying attention to the breathing rhythm of the ventilator counting the number of respirations per minute watching the person’s chest waiting 3 seconds after the last exhalation watching the ECG monitor Which is not a purpose of nasogastric tubing: A. B. C. D. E. 16. the patient could have an infectious disease they could pass infection on to the patient it is standard practice drainage tubes and IV lines have a tendency to leak to prevent the patient from being too cold feeding oxygenation decompression radiographic examination all of the above When dealing with chest tubes, the radiographer must make sure: A. B. C. D. E. the drainage unit remains below the level of the patient’s chest the patient is comfortable the tube is not in the radiograph the suction is turned off for the radiograph the suction is disconnected for the radiograph 6 17. A radiograph of the elderly or the weak may be postponed until oxygen levels improve because: A. B. C. D. E. 18. Which is NOT a purpose of placing a central venous catheter? A. B. C. D. E. 19. To To To To To facilitate the drawing of blood. facilitate the administration of long-term drug therapy. diagnose right and left ventricular failure. allow for blood transfusions. allow CVP monitoring. When dealing with specialty catheters, a chest radiograph or Carm mobile fluoroscopy may be requested in order to: A. B. C. D. E. 20. they don’t have the energy to move x-rays deplete blood of oxygen temporarily if oxygenation is poor, the density on the radiograph will be poor any exercise or stimulation may be detrimental it will be easier for the radiographer to judge inspiration and expiration make sure the patient is healthy prior to insertion of a catheter remove any old catheters make sure there is no artificial pacemaker implanted check the position of the catheter or guide their tips into place check the patient for heart disease For 24 hours after the implantation of the pacemaker, the radiographer must avoid________________ when positioning the patient. A. B. C. D. E. elevating the torso moving the arms removing the pacemaker elevating the left arm moving cords 7 21. Before bringing x-ray equipment into the surgical suite you must: A. B. C. D. E. 22. Which is NOT a member of the sterile team? A. B. C. D. E. 23. the size of the biliary ducts that the heart is healthy preoperatively correct film location and exposure factors the correct placement of the catheter the correct injection site for the contrast The reason for several types of surgical radiography is: A. B. C. D. E. 25. physician assistant surgeon nonphysician assistant anesthetist scrub person A preliminary film taken before a cholangiogram by the radiographer in the surgical suite verifies: A. B. C. D. E. 24. wipe it down with germicidal solution cover it with plastic cover it with a sterile cloth warm it up get permission from the head surgeon stabilization reaffirmation localization visualization of internal organs administration of contrast A urologic procedure requiring radiography in the operating room is: A. B. C. D. E. bladder placement determination of bladder cancer kidney transplant lithotripsy preoperative views of the ureters ...
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