Flashcards in CH 17 RADIOLOGY Deck (36)
Most common xray?
With what technology can physicians can view the inside of organs?
Computed Tomography (CT)
Gives detailed images of the patients anatomy?
Magnetic Resonance (MR)
CVTs use what imaging technique?
NUCMED techs administer trace amounts of radiopharmaceuticcals to detect what?
Xray discover by who and in what year?
Wilhelm Corad Roentgen, 1895
(while experimenting with Crooke's tube)
First dental radiograph was taken by who?
Dr. Otto Walkoff
X-rays travel how?
Wave motion (wavelength), straight lines at speed of light
Radiation safety is who's responsibility?
What group monitors ionizing radiation?
Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
Distance reduces dose due to what law?
Inverse Square Law
What are the four major ways to reduce radiation exposure?
X-ray should be what minimum distance from worker?
As Low As Reasonably Achievable
The only exception for the patient to wear a protective thyroid collar is with what radiograph?
What should radiology personnel never wear in the direct line of radiation?
Dosimetry radiation film badge
Film badges are collected how often?
Every 6-7 weeks
Non-radiation worker max dose per year?
500 mRem (5mSv)
Total whole body doses for workers can be found in?
10 CFR Part 20
(5,000 mRem or 5 Rem)
Radiation health manual
Precious Metals Recovery Program
Infection Control Program
Nosocomial Infection Control Program
Radiologic Consultation Request/Report
Used to obtain radiographs of the crowns, roots, and supporting structures of the teeth?
The full mouth periapical exam consists of how many periapical radiographs?
What examination reveals the presence of interproximal caries, certain pulp conditions, overhanging restorations, improperly fitting crowns, recurrent caries beneath restorations, and resorption of the alveolar bone?
Exam used for fractures of the jaw?
Occlusal radiographs are exposed using what technique?