Flashcards in Surgical Imaging Review Deck (11):
***What proper attire is needed when in the surgical suite or department?
-ID & radiation badge
***What are the different options for covering the C-arm during surgery?
-Plastic or cloth
***What is another name for a mobile fluoroscopic unit?
Which of the monitors with the C-Arm unit is consider active?
***Which of the monitors holds or saves the last image?
***What is the name of the function on the C-Arm that allows images to be recorded in rapid sequence and then are displayed as a moving image (contrast injection)?
What are some of the different functions or operational modes on the C-Arm?
-Mag or magnification
-Snapshot or digital
***As a general rule for radiation exposure, a radiographer should stand @ a right angle or 90 degrees to the primary beam and the object being radiographed:
-The least amount of scatter radiation occurs @ this position.
The greatest amount of scatter radiation occurs on the tube side of the fluoro unit:
Therefore it is recommended that the x-ray tube be placed under the patient.
The exposure region on the x-ray tube side of the patient is significantly greater than the region near the intensifier tower.
(SEE Photo on PPT page 44)