Rad Review Easy Image Procedures

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  1. The rad may be described as



    A
     
    disintegrations per second. 


    B
     
    ions produced in air. 


    C
     
    energy deposited in an absorber. 


    D
     
    biologic effects.
    C
  2. Types of secondary radiation include
    1. scattered.
    2. leakage.
    3. primary.




    A
     
    1 only 


    B
     
    1 and 2 only 


    C
     
    2 and 3 only 


    D
     
    1, 2, and 3
    B
  3. The advantages of collimators over aperture diaphragms and flare cones include

    1. the variety of field sizes available

    2. more efficient beam restriction

    3. better cleanup of scattered radiation





    A
     
    1 only 


    B
     
    1 and 2 only 


    C
     
    1 and 3 only 


    D
     
    2 and 3 only
    B
  4. Adverse reactions to high osmolality water-soluble contrast media that are classified as mild, include















    1. nausea.
    2. pallor.
    3. dyspnea.





    A
     
    1 only 


    B
     
    1 and 2 only 


    C
     
    2 and 3 only 


    D
     
    1, 2, and 3
    B
  5. The focal spot-to-table distance in mobile fluoroscopy must



    A
     
    be at least 15 inches. 


    B
     
    not exceed 15 inches. 


    C
     
    be at least 12 inches. 


    D
     
    not exceed 12 inches.
    C
  6. Which of the following radiation situations is potentially the most harmful?



    A
     
    A large dose to a specific area all at once 


    B
     
    A small dose to the whole body over a period of time 


    C
     
    A large dose to the whole body all at one time 


    D
     
    A small dose to a specific area over a period of time
    C
  7. To radiograph an infant for suspected free air within the abdominal cavity, which of the following projections of the abdomen will demonstrate the condition with the least patient exposure?



    A
     
    PA erect with grid 


    B
     
    Left lateral decubitus with grid 


    C
     
    Left lateral decubitus without grid 


    D
     
    Recumbent AP without grid
    C
  8. All of the following have an effect on patient dose except



    A
     
    inherent filtration. 


    B
     
    added filtration. 


    C
     
    SID. 


    D
     
    focal spot size.
    D
  9. Guidelines for the use of protective shielding state that gonadal shielding should be used

    1. if the patient has reasonable reproductive potential

    2. when the gonads are within 5 cm of the collimated field

    3. when tight collimation is not possible





    A
     
    1 only 


    B
     
    1 and 2 only 


    C
     
    1 and 3 only 


    D
     
    2 and 3 only
    B
  10. In the production of characteristic radiation at the tungsten target, the incident electron



    A
     
    ejects an inner-shell tungsten electron 


    B
     
    ejects an outer-shell tungsten electron 


    C
     
    is deflected, with resulting energy loss 


    D
     
    is deflected, with resulting energy gain
    A
  11. The first carpometacarpal joint is formed by the articulation of the base of the first metacarpal and the



    A
     
    distal radius. 


    B
     
    distal ulna. 


    C
     
    scaphoid. 


    D
     
    trapezium.
    D
  12. Which of the following positions/projections of the skull will result in the most shape distortion?



    A
     
    0° PA 


    B
     
    23° Caldwell 


    C
     
    37° Towne 


    D
     
    25° Haas
    C
  13. Types of moving grid mechanisms include















    1. oscillating.
    2. reciprocating.
    3. synchronous.





    A
     
    1 only 


    B
     
    1 and 2 only 


    C
     
    1 and 3 only 


    D
     
    2 and 3 only
    B
  14. Reducing the number of repeat images is an important way to decrease patient exposure and can be accomplished by















    1. good patient communication.
    2. accurate positioning skills.
    3. using AEC.





    A
     
    1 only 


    B
     
    1 and 2 only 


    C
     
    2 and 3 only 


    D
     
    1, 2, and 3
    D
  15. The symbols Image Upload 1 Ba and Image Upload 2 Ba are examples of which of the following?



    A
     
    Isotopes 


    B
     
    Isobars 


    C
     
    Isotones 


    D
     
    Isomers
    A
  16. Which of the following is the preferred scheduling sequence?



    A
     
    Lower GI series, abdomen ultrasound, upper GI series 


    B
     
    Abdomen ultrasound, lower GI series, upper GI series 


    C
     
    Abdomen ultrasound, upper GI series, lower GI series 


    D
     
    Upper GI series, lower GI series, abdomen ultrasound
    B
  17. What is the established fetal dose-limit guideline for pregnant radiographers during the entire gestation period?



    A
     
    0.1 rem 


    B
     
    0.5 rem 


    C
     
    5.0 rem 


    D
     
    10 rem
    B
  18. A three-phase timer can be tested for accuracy using a synchronous spinning top. The resulting image looks like a



    A
     
    series of dots or dashes, each representative of a radiation pulse 


    B
     
    solid arc, with the angle (in degrees) representative of the exposure time 


    C
     
    series of gray tones, from white to black 


    D
     
    multitude of small, mesh-like squares of uniform sharpness
    B
  19. The device used to give film emulsion a predetermined exposure in order to test its response to processing is called the



    A
     
    sensitometer 


    B
     
    densitometer 


    C
     
    step wedge 


    D
     
    spinning top
    A
  20. Examples of late effects of ionizing radiation on humans include

    1. leukemia

    2. local tissue damage

    3. malignant disease





    A
     
    1 only 


    B
     
    1 and 2 only 


    C
     
    1 and 3 only 


    D
     
    1, 2, and 3
    D
  21. Myelography is a diagnostic examination used to demonstrate

    1. internal disk lesions.

    2. posttraumatic swelling of the spinal cord.

    3. posterior disk herniation.





    A
     
    1 only 


    B
     
    2 only 


    C
     
    2 and 3 only 


    D
     
    1, 2, and 3
    C
  22. Radiographs are the property of the



    A
     
    radiologist. 


    B
     
    patient. 


    C
     
    health-care institution. 


    D
     
    referring physician.
    C
  23. Focusing distance is associated with which of the following?



    A
     
    Computed tomography 


    B
     
    Chest radiography 


    C
     
    Magnification radiography 


    D
     
    Grids
    D
  24. Which of the following can impact the visibility of the anode heel effect?

    1. SID

    2. IR size

    3. Screen speed





    A
     
    1 only 


    B
     
    1 and 2 only 


    C
     
    2 and 3 only 


    D
     
    1, 2, and 3
    B
  25. An increase in total filtration of the x-ray beam will increase



    A
     
    patient skin dose 


    B
     
    beam HVL 


    C
     
    image contrast 


    D
     
    milliroentgen (mR) output
    B
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