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paleness; an unhealthy looking paleness of complexion
Wedge with imaging a view of a transverse chest/breast and a 45 degree needing to change to better distribution.
switch to the 30 degree wedge
What plane is perpendicular to long axis
Which chemo drug is cardiotoxic
If field light and field size doesn't match, whats wrong?
Best treatment for small intestine?
radiation - surgery - chemotherapy
Which one is squamous cell carcinoma?
stomach, testes, colon, larynx
Carcinoma insitu and carcinoma. Whats the difference?
A) abdominal gland
B) tumor growth
Insitu has an absence of invasion of growth
occurs when an incident electron has enough energy to knock out an inner shell electron causing an ionized atom (photoelectric)
Ct question about changing diameter
What care does hospice provide for patients & family
Family needs (emotional & spiritual) as well as the patients physical needs.
Why is a foley cath bag kept below the patients bladder?
to prevent UTI & to obtain maximum amount
Uterus - Fundus what could be affected by radiation therapy
Which one is most damaging high let or low let
Where do you do CPR compressions?
lower third of sternum
Which breast cancer has the worst prognosis?
SSD on the right is 78
SSD on the left is 82.
Patient is supine head first.
Midline is at how many cm to the patients right/left?
Patient is lying on their left side with the gantry at 0, what projection is this?
Why would you use Cisplatin during RT?
It is a radiosensitizer
Which is not a method of biopsy?
Dilation ; punch; Needle
What is the first thing you do when you see a patient slumped over in a chair?
check for alertness
What do you do if you notice halfway through the treatment that the wedge is in wrong
call radiologist oncologist
What can mess up TLD reading?
standing to close to heat
What is the location of the prostate?
It sits just below the bladder behind your public bone
What is TAR dependent on?
Energy & Field Size
- TAR is directly proportional to FS & energy
- TAR is indirectly proportional to depth
- TAR is independent of SSD