Flashcards in Radiography Deck (23):
When were x rays discovered?
What does a rectangular collimator do?
Reduces patient dose up to 50%
How many mSv are in 2 bite wings?
What year did the ionising radiation regulation act come into place?
What of the annual dose of mSv?
What year did IRMER come into force?
What is an RPA
Radiation protection advisor
Expert able to give advice on protection
What is an RPS
Radiation protection supervisor
Someone within the practice
Ensure compliance with local rules
How often is the X-ray equipment maintained?
Every 3 years
What is a lateral oblique xray
Half of the face/jaw
What are the three basic components of a film?
Components of x ray packet?
What is developer?
What is fixer?
How should films be stored?
What is grade 1?
What is grade 2?
Diagnostically unacceptable, but still able to use
What is grade 3?
Unacceptable need to retake
What is a black line on the radiograph caused by?
What is the yellowish/brown discloured fault?
Insufficient rinsing/exhausted solution
What is the result of a fogged film?
How is a double image caused?