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Flashcards in Trauma Quiz Deck (10):
1

(T) which is an example of blunt trauma?

Motor vehicle accident

2

which statement is NOT an appropriate rule for trauma radiographers?

Always make at least three radiographs for each area of injury

3

***which procedure should the tech perform if a trauma patient has bleeding wounds?

Protect the IR with plastic

4

which projection of the abdomen should be performed to demonstrate air/fluid levels when a trauma patient is unable to be positioned upright or in a lateral recumbent position?

Lateral, dorsal decubitus position

5

***which action should a tech perform if a semiconscious head trauma patient begins vomiting during a rad procedure?

Logroll the patient to the lateral recumbent position

6

which projection of the cranium would best demonstrate a suspected fracture of the posterior cranium?

AP axial, Towne method

7

***which general rule should be followed when radiographing upper and lower limbs on trauma patients?

Always obtain two radiographs, 90 degrees apart.

8

how should the tech determine if an AP projection of the abdomen, left lateral decubitus position, is being requested for demonstrating free air or fluid level?

Ask the attending physician

9

which symptom is associated with stroke injuries?

Slurred speech (noi ngong, noi ca lam)

10

which procedure should a tech perform if a trauma patient begins to experience a seisure?

Inform the attending physician