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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
-Maintain privacy
-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
-Explain procedure
-Educate patient
-Identify patient


Name two commercially available immobilizers.

-sandbags, lead, tape
-Pigg O Stat (usually for chest x-ray)
-sheet immobilizers
-mummy style sheet wrap


For a cystourethrogram, what does the Image Gently campaign recommend for patient safety?