Bontragers ch 2 - Quizes

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  1. The textbook mentions when performing a lateral chest radiography with a wheelchair or cart that the technologist should always attempt to have the patient sit completely erect. If the patient's condition does not allow this what could the radiographer do?
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  2. If the patient could not assume the typical position for a lordotic of the chest, what could the radiographer do instead of the lordotic position?
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    b. take a supine radiograph with the CR angled 15 to 20 degrees cephalic
  3. How far inferior is T7 from the jugular notch?
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  4. Most generally which lateral on a chest radiograph is the routine?
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  5. Where is the CR centered for an AP projection of the upper airway?
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    b. T1-2
  6. Could a possible small pneumothorax be seen on an expiration chest x-ray?
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  7. What is the acceptable range in inches of the separation of the posterior ribs on the lateral chest radiograph?
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  8. Does the heart appear (larger or smaller) on an AP supine chest radiograph taken at 40 inches compared to a routine chest radiograph at 72 inches?
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    b. larger
    b. larger
  9. At what thoracic level should a chest radiograph be centered?
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  10. On an AP supine radiograph why does our textbook tell us to angle 5 degrees caudad?
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  11. Should the patient be instructed to hold his/her breath on the 1st or 2nd inspiration for chest radiography?
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  12. What distance is commonly employed for chest radiography?
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    d. 72 inches
  13. The AP Lordotic Projection is used for what reason according to our textbook?
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  14. When evaluating an apical lordotic chest radiograph should the clavicles be (above or below) the apices?
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  15. The textbook states that the oblique positions of the chest should be done at 45 degrees. The RAO will best demonstrate which lung? (right or left)
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  16. How can you minimize the breast shadows on a chest radiograph on a patient with large pendulous breast?
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  17. What film size is used for adult chest radiography?
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  18. When exposing a radiograph of the chest for a pneumothorax should the affected side be (up or down)?
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  19. What cassette orientation (lengthwise or crosswise) is commonly used for chest radiography?
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  20. Should the SID always be indicated on the radiograph when it is taken AP semierect or supine?
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  21. How do you evaluate a true PA chest without any rotation?
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  22. Should a radiolucent pad be placed under the patient when performing a lateral decubitus chest radiograph?
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  23. True or False: The kVp is usually lowered when performing a portable Chest x-ray.
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  24. What is the kVp range mentioned in the text book for the ambulatory PA Projection of the chest?
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  25. The PA chest on an ambulatory patient should result in a minimum of how many posterior ribs visualized above the diaphragm?
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  26. When using a phototimer, what cell should be utilized for the PA, and Lateral radiographs of the chest?
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  27. What is the number of inches inferior to the vertebra prominens when centering a female and male for a chest radiograph?
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  28. Are the obliques of the lung ever taken with less rotation than 45 degrees?
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  29. What is the EAM?
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  30. How should the patient be instructed to breath for a AP and Lateral of the upper airway?
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  31. Can a PA radiograph of the chest be performed with the patient sitting on a stretcher against the upright bucky?
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  32. When exposing a radiograph of the chest for a pleural effusion should the affected side be (up or down)?
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  33. The lateral position for the upper airway should use what cassette size according to our textbook?
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  34. What is the easily palpated landmark for location of the central ray for an AP chest radiograph?
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  35. Chest radiography should always be performed PA whenever possible.
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  36. If the patient cannot raise both arms for the lateral of the chest because of a fractured humerus, it is acceptable to raise one arm only.
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  37. When performing a chest radiograph in the AP projection the shoulders of the patient should be rotated (rolled similiar to the PA) forward to remove the scapulae from the lung field.
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  38. An Apical Lordotic Projection of the chest should be performed AP.
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  39. Chest radiography should always be performed erect whenever possible.
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  40. Fluid levels cannot be evaluated properly on an erectChest x-ray.
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  41. On a properly exposed radiograph of the chest you should be able to faintly see the vertebral column through the shadow of the heart.
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  42. Which oblique of the chest will profile the left lung?
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  43. To properly evaluate the chest x-ray for rotation one should look for the AC joints to be equal distance to the vertebral spine.
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  44. A pneumothorax could be evaluated with a Chest radiograph taken in full expiration.
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