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Ambulatory Patient

One that is able to walk

2

Conditions would be considered "hard to penetrate"

Osteosclerosis

3

Conditions may cause a patient to faint

Hunger
Emotional stress
Lack of sleep

4

What should be done when moving patient with broken arm?

Support the entire arm

5

A raidiographer's primary responsibility to

The patient's needs

6

Describes a paraplegic?

Paralyzed from the waist down

7

Who should be asked to hold the patient for radiograph?

The patient family member

8

The patient in insulin shock and still conscious, need what?

Something with sugar

9

Proper procedure to turn disabled patient on table

Turn the patient toward you

10

Unethical practice for a radiographer

Criticizing a doctor or team member

11

Position of patient during a myelogram, his head lower than his feet, called?

Trendelenburg

12

Rule for pediactric patients during rad exam

Restrain children when necessary

13

A professional assessment [understanding] of a patient's health require:

-Observe his physical condition
-Note his mental state
-Be aware of his cultureal background

14

Thing cannot be done when with patient receiving oxygen

Smoke

15

Correct order for administering basic life support

Airway, breathing, circulation

16

The body is invaded by pathogens, what response [what happening] in the bloodstream?

White blood cells increase

17

Elements [things] are used in intravenous solutions of contrast media?

Iodine

18

what is the first response [first step] for CPR?

Call for help

19

If the patient allergic reaction to contrast media during an IVU, what should be done?

Call for the doctor

20

Most severe (most serious) form of convulsive seizures is

Grand mal

21

Thing must be remember when lift patient

Keep your back straight

22

Brain damage (lack of oxygen) on cardiac arrest patient will happen if CPR is not start within:

1-3 minutes

23

Disease that is NOT communicable disease

Gastritis

24

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

25

Type of SHOCK that is caused by a failure of the heart to pump blood to the organs?

Cardiogenic shock

26

First action if a patient is bleeding profusely (very bad) from an open leg wound?

Apply direct pressure to the would

27

If a patient convulses (shake) in the x-ray department, the tech should do?

Prevent (stop) injury to the patient

28

What needles has the smallest lumen? (15, 19, 21, 25 gauge)

25 gauge

29

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)

30

A written page or spoken word are what type of communication?

Channel [communication]