Flashcards in 1-General Patient Care Deck (64)
One that is able to walk
Conditions would be considered "hard to penetrate"
Conditions may cause a patient to faint
Lack of sleep
What should be done when moving patient with broken arm?
Support the entire arm
A raidiographer's primary responsibility to
The patient's needs
Describes a paraplegic?
Paralyzed from the waist down
Who should be asked to hold the patient for radiograph?
The patient family member
The patient in insulin shock and still conscious, need what?
Something with sugar
Proper procedure to turn disabled patient on table
Turn the patient toward you
Unethical practice for a radiographer
Criticizing a doctor or team member
Position of patient during a myelogram, his head lower than his feet, called?
Rule for pediactric patients during rad exam
Restrain children when necessary
A professional assessment [understanding] of a patient's health require:
-Observe his physical condition
-Note his mental state
-Be aware of his cultureal background
Thing cannot be done when with patient receiving oxygen
Correct order for administering basic life support
Airway, breathing, circulation
The body is invaded by pathogens, what response [what happening] in the bloodstream?
White blood cells increase
Elements [things] are used in intravenous solutions of contrast media?
what is the first response [first step] for CPR?
Call for help
If the patient allergic reaction to contrast media during an IVU, what should be done?
Call for the doctor
Most severe (most serious) form of convulsive seizures is
Thing must be remember when lift patient
Keep your back straight
Brain damage (lack of oxygen) on cardiac arrest patient will happen if CPR is not start within:
Disease that is NOT communicable disease
What precautions can be taken to minimize the explosive hazard in the operating room?
1-clean the x-ray equipment
2-wear covers over shoes
3-wear caps over head
Type of SHOCK that is caused by a failure of the heart to pump blood to the organs?
First action if a patient is bleeding profusely (very bad) from an open leg wound?
Apply direct pressure to the would
If a patient convulses (shake) in the x-ray department, the tech should do?
Prevent (stop) injury to the patient
What needles has the smallest lumen? (15, 19, 21, 25 gauge)
If a patient's I.V. site swollen (the skin area getting bigger), what the tech should do?
Clamp off the I.V (stop the I.V)