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)
A written page or spoken word are what type of communication?
Which is NOT a sterile area in the operating room?
An unconscious (bat tinh) patient who skin is dry and has a fruity ordor on his breath is a what?
What does it mean to administer drugs parenterally?
I.V or by injection
A patient with I.V therapy, how high above the vein should the container of solution be?
Which of the following would NOT be used in restraining (holding down) a child?
A leather belt
What is the legal definition of the "threat of touching a person in a harmful manner"?
Conditions would be called "easy to penetrate"?
What is an example of good body mechanics?
Bend from the knees
What type of SHOCK is caused by loss of blood due to a knife or gunshot wound?
What is the Fowler position?
Feet lower than head
According to Mashlow's hierarchy, what is the patient or person most basic need?
What stage of grieving is the terminally ill patient when he begins to deal with his pain and illness?
Which is an example of negative non-verbal communication?
Standing wiht your arms crossed
Which procedure would require an informed consent form to be completed?
When radiographing a patient wiht chest tube drainage, which action must be taken?
Keep drainage tube below chest
What can happen if a diagbetic patient has taken his normal dose of insulin but has been NPO since midnight?
Go into insulin shock
What does a patient in a diabetic coma need?
what is the best way to move a heavy object, such as a case of x-ray film?
How should you have an ambulatory patient get off the rad table?
Use a footstool
What is the best way to make sure that you have the correct patient for a radiographic exam?
Check the patient's armband
Which would be the best site for I.V. therapy?
What is the usual rate of flow for an adult with an I.V. in use?
20 drops per minute
"Touching a patient without permission" is the legal definition of:
When transferring a patient from a wheelchair to the x-ray table which action would you do first?
Put wheelchair parallel to the table
When inserting an enema tip, what position is the patient in?
Where should a patient's urinary bag be kept while transferring him form the stretcher to the x-ray table?
Below bladder level
According to Elizabeth Kubler Ross, what is the first stage of the grieving process?
Which is NOT a legal right of a patient in the rad department?
To ask for and receive extra studies
What is the most common work-related problem among health care workers?
Back problems from improper lifting
When take x-ray a number of patients in a row (non-stop), you should do:
Change the pillowcase after each use
What is the first thing you should do if a patient who is standing turns pale and says he feels dizzy?
Have the patient lie down
What type of SHOCK can result from a severe (serious) reaction to the contrast media used in radiographic exams?
A patient which a head injury should be kept in which of the following positions?