Chapter 10

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Chapter 10
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  1. RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGE quality is
    the exactness of representation of the patient's anatomy on a radiographic image
  2. Resolution is
    the ability to image two separate objects and visually distinguish one from the other
  3. Radiographic noise is
    the random fluctuation in the OD of the image.
  4. Speed
    Term used to loosely describe the sensitivity of film to x-rays.
  5. ______ is a Term used to loosely describe the sensitivity of film to x-rays.
    speed
  6. the random fluctuation in the OD of the image.
    Noise
  7. ________ is the exactness of representation of the patient's anatomy on a radiographic image
    RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGE quality
  8. Distortion Depends On What 3 Things
    • 1 Object thickness
    • 2 Object position
    • 3 Object shape
  9. Distortion
     Radiographic misrepresentation of the size the anatomic part
  10. _____ is Radiographic misrepresentation of the size the anatomic part
    Distortion
  11. A blurred region on the radiograph over which radiologic technologists have little control results because the effective focal spot has size. This phenomenon is called _________
    focal-spot blur
  12. images on the radiograph are larger than the objects they represent, a condition called ______
    magnification
  13. What are the geometric factors that affect radiographic quality?
    • magnification
    • Distortion
    • Focal Spot Blur
  14. Analyze the subject factors that affect image quality
    • size 
    • shape
    • tissue composition
  15. 3 tools and techniques available to create high-quality images
    • Patient Positioning
    • Image Receptors
    • Selection of Technique Factors

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