Bontragers - ch 4

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  1. What process is best visualized in an internal oblique of the elbow.

    Select one:
    A. Olecranon
    B. Coronoid process
    C. Trochlear process
    d. none of the above
    B. Coronoid process
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. The posterior fat pad is normally visible on an uninjured elbow exam.

    Select one:
    a. True
    b. False
    b. False
  3. What is another name for the scaphoid bone?

    Select one:
    A. pisiform
    B. lunate
    C. navicular
    D. hamate
    C. navicular
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. A wrist is routinely exposed as a PA projection.

    Select one:
    a. True
    b. False
    a. True
  5. When radiographing an oblique of the middle finger the part should be placed in contact with the cassette.

    Select one:
    a. True
    b. False
    b. False
  6. What ligament attaches to the styloid process of the ulna and fans out to attach to the triquetrum and pisiform?

    Select one:
    A. palmar radiocarpal ligament
    B. ulnar collateral ligament
    C. dorsal radiocarpal ligament
    D. lunotriquetral ligament
    B. ulnar collateral ligament
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. When performing a rotation lateral projection of the humerus the epicondlyes of the elbow are _________________ to the imaging receptor.

    Select one:
    a. parallel
    b. perpendicular
    b. perpendicular
  8. What passes through the carpal sulcus?

    Select one:
    A. trochlear sulcus
    B. capitulum
    C. median nerve and tendons
    D. supinator fat pad
    C. median nerve and tendons
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. What does the letter "J" represent on this graphic of the bone of the forearm? Image Upload 1

    Select one:
    A. radial tuberosity
    B. ulnar notch
    C. olecranon process
    D. radial styloid process
    E. coronoid process
    A. radial tuberosity
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. Match the following on this AP radiograph of the elbow:
    Image Upload 2
    • A - radial tuberosity
    • B - radial head and neck
    • C - capitulum
    • D - lateral epicondyle
    • E - olecranon fossa
    • F - olecranon process
    • G - medial epicondyle
    • H - trochlea
    • I - trochlear sulcus
    • J - coronoid tubercle
    • K - coronoid process
  11. Placing the wrist on a 20 degree sponge with ulnar deviation is called the:

    Select one:
    A. Tangential projection
    B. Gaynor Hart position
    C. Modified Stecher Method
    D. Carpal bridge postion
    C. Modified Stecher Method
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. Which carpal is the smallest?

    Select one:
    A. trapezium
    B. pisiform
    C. lunate
    D. navicular
    B. pisiform
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. What ligament extends from the styloid process of the radius and primarily attaches to the lateral side of the navicular?

    Select one:
    A. ulnar collateral ligament
    B. triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC)
    C. radial collateral ligament
    d. none of the above
    C. radial collateral ligament
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. What is the total number of bones in the hand and wrist?

    Select one:
    A. 26
    B. 25
    C. 27
    D. 28
    C. 27
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. The fan lateral of the hand is more prevalent than a straight lateral.

    Select one:
    a. True
    b. False
    a. True
  16. Which carpal is moon-shaped?

    Select one:
    A. pisaform
    B. hamate
    C. lunate
    D. navicular
    C. lunate
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. The digits should be parallel to the Imaging Receptor (IR) when exposing a hand radiograph.

    Select one:
    a. True
    b. False
    a. True
  18. Does this graphic represent radial or ulnar deviation? Image Upload 3
    Select one:
    a. Ulnar deviation
    b. Radial deviation
    b. Radial deviation
  19. This lateral radiograph of the elbow is not extended enough. Image Upload 4

    Select one:
    True
    False
    True
  20. Which digit has only two phalanges?

    Select one:
    A. 1st
    B. 5th
    C. 3rd
    D. 2nd
    E. 4th
    A. 1st
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  21. What type of kVp is used for upper limb radiography?

    Select one:
    A. <40 kVp
    B. 40-50 kVp
    C. >70 kVp
    D. 50-70 kVp
    D. 50-70 kVp
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  22. A humerus radiograph may be performed supine or erect.

    Select one:
    a. True
    b. False
    a. True
  23. When performing film/screen radiography, extremity radiographs should be exposed with detail cassettes.

    Select one:
    a. True
    b. False
    a. True
  24. What does the letter "N" represent on this lateral radiograph of the elbow? Image Upload 5

    Select one:
    A. Radial head
    B. Radial tuberosity
    C. Radial neck
    D. Olecranon process
    E. Trochlear notch
    A. Radial head
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  25. When performing an AP projection of the forearm what is the minimum distance that should be shown on either side of the joint (at the wrist and elbow)?

    Select one:
    A. 1 - 1 1/2 inches
    B. 4 inches
    C. 2 inches
    D. 1/2 inches
    A. 1 - 1 1/2 inches
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  26. When referring to an oblique of the elbow, lateral rotation and an external oblique could both describe the same thing.

    Select one:
    a. True
    b. False
    a. True
  27. The Jones method is used when the arm is fully extended.

    Select one:
    a. True
    b. False
    b. False
  28. Which of the following is typical of a standard projection:

    Select one:
    A. routine projection
    B. non-routine projection
    C. common projection
    D. special projection
    A. routine projection
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  29. Check the two fat pads associated with the wrist.

    Select one or more:
    a. pronator
    b. supinator
    c. scaphoid
    d. posterior
    • scaphoid
    • pronator
  30. A fat pad sign can be used to evaluate soft tissues damage.

    Select one:
    a. True
    b. False
    a. True
  31. The elbow should be at a 90 degree angle when exposing a lateral forearm.

    Select one:
    a. True
    b. False
    a. True
  32. Can a sponge be used to support the wrist when performing a lateral x-ray of the wrist?

    Select one:
    a. Yes
    b. No
    a. Yes
  33. Should the Gaynor Hart Method be used on a patient that has possible injured wrist?

    Select one:
    a. No, not unless a fracture has been ruled out first
    b. Yes
    a. No, not unless a fracture has been ruled out first
  34. When performing an AP projection of the humerus the epicondlyes of the elbow are _________________ to the imaging receptor (IR).

    Select one:
    A. equidistance
    B. at a 45 degree angle
    C. rotated towards
    d. none of the above
    A. equidistance
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  35. What is the degree of obliquity for a properly positioned hand radiograph?

    Select one:
    A. 30
    B. 40
    C. 50
    D. 20
    E. 45
    E. 45
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  36. What bone is fractured in this PA radiograph of the wrist?
    Image Upload 6
    Select one:
    A. ulna
    B. navicular
    C. radius
    D. there is no fracture; rather it is a growth plate
    C. radius
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  37. How much is the CR angled for a properly positioned navicular (ulnar deviation) position of the wrist?

    Select one:
    A. 10-15 degrees proximally
    B. 5-10 degrees distally
    C. 5-10 degrees proximally
    D. 10-15 degrees distally
    A. 10-15 degrees proximally
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  38. What position is represented in this radiograph of the wrist?
    Image Upload 7

    Select one:
    a. radial deviation
    b. ulnar deviation
    a. radial deviation
  39. The movement type of the interphalangeal joints is:

    Select one:
    A. ginglymus
    B. sellar
    C. trochoidal
    D. ellipsoidal
    A. ginglymus
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  40. Image Upload 8
    The metacarpals in this image are aligned correctly?

    Select one:
    True
    False
    False
  41. How much flexion should be evident on a true lateral of the elbow?

    Select one:
    A. 90 degrees
    B. 30 degrees
    C. there should be no flexion
    D. 45 degrees
    A. 90 degrees
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  42. Generally an upper limb radiograph is done with the patient seated at the side of the x-ray table instead of at the end of the x-ray table.

    Select one:
    a. True
    b. False
    b. False
  43. The 2nd digit should be rotated medially when performing the PA oblique projection?

    Select one:
    a. True
    b. False
    a. True
  44. What is the common source-image receptor distance for a hand radiograph.

    Select one:
    A. 40 cm
    B. 100 cm
    C. both c and d are correct
    D. 30 inches
    E. 40 inches
    C. both c and d are correct
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  45. What is the term used for the most distal bones of the hands?

    Select one:
    A. metacarpals
    B. metatarsals
    C. phalanges
    D. digits
    C. phalanges
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  46. An AP of the elbow with medial rotation will show a separation of the radius and ulna.

    Select one:
    a. True
    b. False
    b. False
  47. Which direction is the wrist rotated for a PA oblique projection of the wrist?

    Select one:
    a. medially
    b. laterally
    b. laterally
  48. The radius should generally not be radiographed in the supinated position (an AP projection).

    Select one:
    a. True
    b. False
    b. False
  49. The Coyle method can be used when a patient cannot extend the elbow fully for medial or lateral obliques.

    Select one:
    a. True
    b. False
    a. True
  50. What two bones comprise the forearm?

    Select one:
    A. ulna and radius
    B. radius and ethmoid
    C. ulna and humerus
    D. radius and capitate
    A. ulna and radius
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  51. Why would a physician order "Ball-Catcher's Position" the "Norgaard Method" as an order?

    Select one:
    A. the ball catcher's hands are normally in that position
    B. because the patient is a baseball player
    C. to diagnose rheumatoid arthritis
    D. to diagnose a fracture of the base of the 5th metacarpal
    E. both c and d
    E. both c and d
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  52. Which is located more medially the capitulum or the trochlea?

    Select one:
    a. trochlea
    b. capitulum
    a. trochlea
  53. Which of the following will best demonstrate the navicular?

    Select one:
    A. neither
    B. Radial Deviation
    C. Ulnar Deviation
    C. Ulnar Deviation
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  54. A humerus radiograph may be performed supine or erect.

    Select one:
    a. True
    b. False
    a. True
  55. Match the following on the PA radiograph of the hand:
    Image Upload 9
    • A - 1st metacarpal
    • B - 1st metacarpophalangeal joint
    • C - proximal phalanx of 1
    • D - interphalangeal joint of 1
    • E -
    • F -
    • G -
    • H - DIP
    • I -
    • J - middle phalanx
    • K -
    • L -
    • M -
    • N - 4th metacarpa
    • O -
  56. Is Radial deviation performed to visualize the carpals on the medial or lateral side of the wrist?

    Select one:
    A. Medial
    B. Lateral
    C. Neither
    A. Medial
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  57. What anatomy comprises the (3) concentric arcs when evaluating a true lateral elbow?
    • Trochlear sulcus
    • outer ridges of capitulum and trochlea
    • Trochlear notch of ulna
  58. Fat pads of elbow
    • posterior
    • anterior
    • supinator

  59. What process is best visualized in an internal oblique of the elbow?
    coronoid process
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