RAD-128 CH.13 ALTERNATIVE MEDICAL TREATMENTS

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RAD-128 CH.13 ALTERNATIVE MEDICAL TREATMENTS
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  1. what is essential for achieving diagnostic outcome images under trauma or mobile circumstances
    pre planning
  2. traumatic injuries are caused by what
    trauma is the leading cause of deaths among all age groups under the age of ____
    • external force or violence
    • 44
  3. should we ever move the patients head when doing a crosstable lateral
    can we move patients with splints if not ordered by a physician
    • no
    • no
  4. for long bone radiography we must always include what
    joints nearest to the trauma and joint farthest from trauma if possible
  5. what are the two types of head injuries
    • Open: the skull or meninges are vulnerable to damage and infection because its protective casing has been broken.
    • Closed: The brain tissue swells resulting in pressure and may cause brain damage.
  6. what is a basal skul lfracture
    fractures at the base of the skull
  7. where do most spinal cord injuries occur
    cervical or lumbar areas
  8. why are portable chest xrays ordered
    • Pathology findings
    • To view the bony thorax, lung field, cardiac silhouette, or soft tissue
    • Air and fluid levels
    • Tube or line placement
  9. what are the leading cause of death after a motor vehicle accident
    fractures of pelvic bones
  10. Describe the open and closed fracture
    • Open: Visible wound that extends between the fracture and the skin surface, making the fracture clearly visible.
    • Closed:  May not be obvious to the eye.  There is often swelling and some deformity around the injury.
  11. FX means what?
    fracture
  12. if you needed to move a splinted limb how would you move the joint
    hold the limb carefully above and below the fracture

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