Patient Care -2

  1. More important to radiographers is the distance from one crest to the next, This is called the _____ 
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    wavelength
  2. Which sine wave has the Strongest Frequency

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    1.5
  3. Longer wavelengths will have a ____ frequency
    lower
  4. The more energy the wave has, the greater will be its ___ and the ____ its wavelength
    • 1-frequency 
    • 2-shorter
  5. _____ radiation has sufficient energy to remove an electron from an atomic orbit.
    ionizing
  6. The smallest possible unit of electromagnetic energy (analogous to the atom with respect to matter) is the ____
    photon
  7. x-rays travel in straight lines
    True or False
    True
  8. The effect on the x-ray beam caused by passing through matter is called ________.
    attenuation
  9. X-rays that have passed through the body are referred to as ______ Radiation or _______ Radiation
    • remnant radiation 
    • exit radiation
  10. _______ results in the absorption of a portion of the radiation
    Attenuation
  11. X-rays are formed within a very small area on the target (anode) called a ______
    focal spot
Author
McCrae
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292940
Card Set
Patient Care -2
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Patient Care -2
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