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X-Rays were discovered by __1__ on __2__

1. Dr. Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen
2. November 8, 1895

2

1. Who discovered the fluoroscope?
2. Who was the first radiation fatality?

1. Thomas Edison
2. Clarence Daily (Thomas Edison's assistant)

3

What is the most important meal of the day?

Breakfast

4

Three learning styles

1. Tactile or Kinesthetic (Hands on)
2. Auditory (Hearing)
3. Visual (Seeing)

5

Do patients have the right to refuse treatment at any time?

Yes. Example: Patient's Bill of Rights

6

What is AMA?

Against Medical Advice
Example: Patient's Responsibility

7

A felony is an example of what type of law?

Criminal Law

8

Personal injury or damage resulting in Civil action; intentional or unintentional

Tort Law

9

threat of touching a person without their consent

assault

10

touching a person without their consent

battery

11

restraining a patient against their will and unnecessarily. You must have a doctor's order to restrain a patient.

false imprisonment

12

If a patient is restrained how often must they be checked on?

q2hours

13

Most suits filed against RTs are due to __1__

patient falls

14

written defamation of character

libel

15

spoken defamation of character

slander

16

"Let the master speak"

Respondent Superior

17

"The thing speaks for itself"

Res Ipsa Locquitor

18

Use for documentation on personnel and patients at all times. In case of injury, false documentation, incorrect placement of markers...

Unusual Occurrence Report
Variance Report
Incident Report

19

Protect people who give medical aid in emergency situations

Good Samaritan Law

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1. This MUST be signed by the patient or legal guardian AFTER a procedure is explained. Can not be under the influence of drugs, alcohol, and must be mentally stable.
2. When it must it be signed?
3. Can a student sign as a witness?
4. Patient must be at least how many years of age to sign?

1. Informed Consent
2. Day of exam
3. NO
4. 18

21

If it is not documented on the chart, it __1__ happen. You __2__ use white out.

1. DID NOT
2. CANNOT
Draw a single line through the error. Write "error" and initial.

22

HIPAA

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

Protects patient confidentiality and PHI (protected health information)

23

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs says that if "One _____ when one's needs are threatened."

Regresses

24

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

A. Physiological/Basic Needs
B. Safety and security
C. Love and Belongingness
D. Self Esteem/Esteem of Others
E. Self-Actualization

25

Critical Thinking-"Common Sense"
A.
B.

A. Lower Levels-"Habit and Recall"
B. Upper Levels-"Inquiry and Creativity"

26

Based on patients opinion/perception; we cannot see it.
Ex: nausea, pain, ect

Subjective Data

27

Data that can be assessed or seen such as bleeding, BP, visible laceration

Objective Data

28

A successful communicator has skills in
1.
2.
3.
4.

1. Listening
2. Observing
3. Speaking
4. Writing

29

People who influence our beliefs

Significant Others

30

Social Distance

4-12'

31

Personal Distance

18"-4'

32

Intimate Distance

0-18"

33

Volume, fluency, and vocal patterns

paralanguage

34

if a patient is hard of hearing they will hear _______ voices best

low-pitched

35

1. ALWAYS use _______ identifier.
2. Check wristband, Check ______
3. Introduce _______
4. Ask ______ in exam room
5. Question females about ______
6. Use ________

1. Double
2. Order
3. Yourself
4. HX
5. Pregnancy
6. Lead

36

Constant abuse of the _____ is the leading cause of the healthcare personnel injuries

Spine

37

When standing the center of gravity is

at center of pelvis

38

Never move a patient without adequate ______

assistance

39

Use ______ technique to roll a patient as one unit

log roll

40

Patient in this position for insertion of BE tip

Sim's Position

41

head is lower than the feet

Trendelenburg

42

Patient with COPD should not be _______

recumbent (if possible)

43

ability to breathe best when sitting or standing erect

orthopnea

44

which side should a patient's clothes be taken off of first?

Unaffected side

45

When can a decub ulcer/skin breakdown form?

2 hours

46

Susceptible areas for skin breakdown?

Scapulae, heels, ankles, hips

47

Patients on a cart is not allowed to use the bathroom unless they have _________

confirmation from the nurse

48

PASS

point
aim
Squeeze
Sweep

49

RACE

rescue, alarm, contain, extinguish/evacuate

50

MSDS

Material Safety Data Sheet

51

Information sheet that can be faxed for every substance in department listing uses, dangers, what to do if ingested, spilled, ect.

MSDS
Material Safety Data Sheet

52

When handling fresh casts use

"Open Hands Technique: