1. An average range for activated PTT is:

    B. 25-35 seconds
  2. Which of the following is the correct angle of insertion for placing a butterfly needle into a vein for intravenous administration of a contrast agent:

    B. 15 degrees
  3. A total volume of 125mL of an iodinated contrast agent is administered intravenously via automatic injector in 50 seconds. The flow rate for this injection is:

    B. 2.5 mL/sec

    125 mL divided by 50 sec = 2.5 mL/sec
  4. The acronym CTDI is used to describe which of the folowing?

    B. the radiation dose to the patient during a CT scan
  5. While one is obtaining a thorough history from a patient prior to intravenous injection of an iodinated contrast material, which of the following topics should be included:
    1. any prior allergic reactions to contrast media
    2. presence of HIV or hepatitis infection
    3. history of asthma

    B. 1 and 3 only
  6. Which of the following may affect a patients calculated glomerular filtration rate (GFR)?
    1. age
    2. sex
    3. race

    C. 1, 2, and 3
  7. Which of the following intravenous contrast agent administration methods provides the greatest over-all plasma concentration?

    D. bolus technique
  8. A patient in shock may exhibit which of the following symptoms?
    1. tachycardia
    2. rapid, shallow breathing
    3. cyanosis

    D. 1, 2, and 3
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