RADD 2501 Anode Heel Effect Review Questions

RADD 2501 Anode Heel Effect Review Questions - spine...

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ANODE HEEL EFFECT REVIEW 1. The anode side of the tube can be located by: 1) the negative label 2) the positive label 3) listening for the spin 4) finding the wire for the AC current a. all of these b. 2 + 3 c. 2, 3 + 4 d. 1 + 4 2. What is radiographic density? a. the whites on the film b. the blacks on the film 3. Which side of a radiograph will exhibit the least radiographic density? a. the anode b. the cathode 4. The high atomic # of the tungsten target absorbs low energy x-rays. a. true b. false 5. Where should the anode side of the tube be placed when performing a lateral thoracic spine radiograph? a. up b. down 6. Where should the anode side of the tube be placed when performing a lateral lumbar spine radiograph? a. up b. down 7. Where should the anode side of the tube be placed when performing an AP thoracic spine radiograph? a. up b. down 8. Where should the anode side of the tube be placed when performing a full spine radiograph on a 14 x 36” film? a. up b. down 9. Where should the anode side of the tube be placed when performing a lateral cervical
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Unformatted text preview: spine radiograph? a. up b. down c. it doesn’t matter on a 10x12” film at 40” 10. When the anode heel effect becomes important in terms of film size and source image distance (SID). a. small film sizes at long SID b. large film sizes at short SID 11. How does placing the anode / cathode side in the proper place affect the radiograph’s overall density. a. it is darker on the anode side b. it is darker on the cathode side c. it produces uniform in density d. it has no effect on density 12. Besides using the anode heel effect properly there are two other options that may help to produce a more uniform film density. They include: a. __________ b. __________ 13. How should you have your tube installed? (Which side up?) a. anode b. cathode 14. Which side of the radiograph will be the sharpest? a. anode b. cathode 15. The ____ side of the x-ray tube emits x-rays that are relatively perpendicular to the film. a. anode b. cathode...
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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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