RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY

RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY.

  1. Describe how a pneumothorax is demonstrated radiographically.
  2. Which position/projection is used to best demonstrate a pneumothorax? (Why?)
  3. What are the evaluation criteria on a properly exposed KUB?
  4. What position/projection would best demonstrate an abdominal aortic aneurysm?
  5. Would a single contrast BE demonstrate diverticulosis?  Polyps? Explain your answer.
  6. Could the following exams be done on the same day? Explain why or why not.
    1. BE & pelvis

 

    1. BE & IVU

 

    1. UGI & BE

 

  1. If an acute abdominal series is ordered and the patient cannot stand or sit, what would you do and why?
  2. Explain the ALARA concept.
  3. What standard precautions are used for patients known to have MRSA?

MATCH THE SYMPTOMS FOUND IN COLUMN II WITH ITS DEFINITION IN COLUMN

 

COLUMN I                                                          COLUMN II

 

_____RINGING IN THE EARS                          A.             EMESIS

_____HIVES                                                         B. EPISTASIS

_____NOSEBLEED                                             C. VERTIGO

_____REDNESS                                                   D. ANOREXIA

_____BLUENESS                                                E.  DYSPNEA

_____DIZZINESS                                                F.  URTICARIA

_____VOMITING                                               G.  ERYTHEMIA

_____LOSS OF APPITITE                                 H.  CYANOSIS

_____DIFFICULTY IN BREATHING               I.  TINNITIS

_____SWELLING                                               J.    DYSURIA

_____FAINTING                                               K.    HEMATURIA

_____BLOOD IN URINE                                  L.   POLYURIA

_____PAINFUL URINATION                          M.  SYNCOPE

_____MUCH URINATION                              N.    EDEMA

 

 

 

THE FOLLOWING QUESTION DEALS WITH FRACTURES.  MATCH THE TYPE IN COLUMN II WITH IT’S DEFINITION IN COLUMN I.

 

COLUMN 1                                                                           COLUMN II

 

_____  ONE CAUSED BECAUSE THE                              A. SIMPLE

BONE IS ALREADY WEAKENED

BY ANOTHER DISEASE, SUCH

AS CANCER

 

_____  ONE END OF THE FRACTURE IS                        B. COMPOUND

PUSHED INTO THE OTHER

 

_____  FRACTURE STRAIGHT ACROSS                         C. COMMINUNATED

THE BONE

 

_____  THERE ARE FRAGMENTS OF BONE                  D. GREENSTICK

BROKEN OFF AT THE SITE OF THE

FRACTURE

 

_____  NO BREAK IN THE SKIN OCCURS                     E.COMPLETE

 

 

_____  COMMONLY FOUND IN                                       F.TELESCOPED

CHILDREN.  THE BONE WILL

SPLINTER ON ONE SIDE ONLY,

NOT ALL THE WAY ACROSS

 

_____  BREAK IN THE SKIN OCCURS.                           G.TRANSVERSE

MANY TIMES THE BONE PROTRUDES

 

_____  COMPLETE SEPERATION OF THE                      H.PATHOLOGIC

BONE OCCURS

 

 

 

 

  1.   The xyphoid tip is located at the level of:
  2. What is one of the clinical indications for an upper airway exam?

 

  1. A routine PA chest radiograph is taken at a 72” for what purpose?

 

  1. When taking a PA radiograph of the chest, the shoulders are rolled forward to;
  2. How many lobes are there in the left lung?
  3. What are the routine projections for an UGI and the structure demonstrated in each?

 

 

  1. What are the routine projections for a Double contrast BE and the structure demonstrated in each?
  2. Discuss considerations when performing a BE on a geriatric and pediatric patient?
  3. What are the four methods used to study the small intestine. Briefly describe each?
  4. List four pathologies of the UGI tract and a description of each?
  5. List four pathologies on the LGI and a description of each?

 

 

RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY

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