Flashcards in Chapter 7 Pediatric Imaging Deck (9):
List four considerations the technologist must incorporate into communication with a child.
-Establish eye-level contact
-Explain the exam to child when applicable
-Establish a rapport with child or parent
-Requires a sensitive approach toward the parent or guardian
Describe the variations in communication the technologists must use in communicating with adolescent.
-Use effective communication
-Educate the patient
-Use simple terms
-If child asks for a parent comply
Describe symptoms that a child may display that may indicate abuse.
Physical abuse and neglect, emotional abuse, sexual abuse
When caring for a pediatric patient, the best method of transport is always:
Depends on distance involved and the age of child
When caring for a 6 year old child, the radiographer should:
Be friendly, honest, and concise in your explanation to the child
At what age is a child considered an infant, toddler, preschooler, and school age.
Neonate (birth to 28 days)
Infant (1-12 months)
Toddler (1-3 years)
Preschooler (3-6 years)
School Age (6-12 years)
When interviewing a teenager, list the main points that should be included.
-Maintain patients concern
Name two commercially available immobilizers.
-sandbags, lead, tape
-Pigg O Stat (usually for chest x-ray)
-mummy style sheet wrap