imaging final exam

  1. when questiontioning patients to obtain an accurate patient history:
    start with open-ended questions then follow up with more direct inquiries
  2. the use of humor during radiographic procedures can be effective with patients, if used professionally and under the right circumstance. an example of correct humor would be:
    making light of the bad weather and how it "brightened your day" to have a job inside
  3. when radiographing a patient with severe abdominal trauma and possible hemorrhagic shock, it is important to:
    radiograph the patient through the antishock garment the patient is wearing
  4. It would be professionally appropriate for the imaging professional to:
    gently touch the patient to clarify the location of his or her pain
  5. all of the following are related EXCEPT:
  6. A patient who is near death will likely exhibit what signs of impending death?
    loss of bowel function and control, state of unconsciousness, a condition of "wasting away" (cachexia)
  7. adequate breathing consists of:
    all of the above
  8. All of the following are nonverbal communication characteristics EXCEPT your:
    tone of voice
  9. A dying patient who has asked to see if his loved ones and is making preparations to die would be in the ___ stage of dying.
    preparatory depression
  10. The most common noscomial infection seen in hospital patients is:
    urinary tract infections from Foley catheter insertion
  11. As you enter a patient's room to
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