RADD 2501 Final Exam Study Questions 1

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X-Ray  Physics  Review  (From Class)   1. What factors control x-ray energy? a. KVP 2. What is the main purpose for intensifying screen? a. Reduce patient exposure 3. What is the relationship between voltage ripple and x-ray energy? a. Inverse (as ripple increases, x-ray decreases) 4. Why is there lead in the back of the cassette a. To prevent backscatter 5. When is the exposure terminated when using the dead man’s switch? a. When you remove your finger from the switch 6. If a compensating filter is used on a lateral lumbar exposure, in what direction should the  thinnest part of the filter be pointing? a. Up (want the thinnest part of the filter on the thinnest part of the patients body.) 7. Occurs when an electron is slowed down due to a nuclear force field. a. Bremstralung 8. At what specific point are x-ray formed/produced in the tube? a. Focal spot 9. Which electron transition in tungsten makes highest energy x-ray? a. P-K 10.  When taking a lateral thoracic film, where is the anode? a. Down 11.  What controls the number of x-rays in the beam? a. MAS 12.   What has the highest specific x-ray ionization? a. Alpha particle 13. Define isotropic a. A 360 degree emission of light 14. What effect is most likely to occur in human tissue? a. Indirect 15. What is the only similarity between x-ray and particulates? a. They can ionize 16. Replenishing rates of processor is dependent on?
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a. Direction of film feed on the entrance tray 17. How is photon wavelength related to it’s energy?
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course RADD 2501 taught by Professor Sandyeverage during the Winter '11 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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