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2014-06-21 00:30:11
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  1. What does an axiolateral hip mean?
    Cross table trauma hip
  2. How does scatter radiation affect contrast?
    It reduces contrast ( low contrast )
  3. 3) What equation is used to calculate size distortion?
    SID divided by SOD
  4. 4) What does the term asepsis mean?
    To be free from infection
  5. 5) What would a cracked safelight do to a film going through the processor?
    The cracked safelight will cause fog
  6. 6) How does radiation induce cancer?
    Cancer is induced by possibly causing a certain mutation that may promote increased cell growth
  7. 7) Which Upper GI position shows the pylorus and duodenal loop?
    a 45 degree RAO sows the pylorus and duodenal loop
  8. 8) What part of the thorasic cavity is at the level of T-10?
    At xiphoid tip
  9. 9) How do you find L2-L3?
    It's at the level of the lower coastal margin
  10. 10) How do you find L4-L5?
    Level of illiac crest
  11. 11) How many times should x-ray scatter before hitting the control booth?
    x-ray should scatter twice before hitting the control booth.
  12. 12) Explain how collimation affects the density of radiographs? ( Wide collimation, tighter collimation )
    A wider collimation will show a lighter radiograph ( lower density )Tighter collimation will make show higher density
  13. 13) Someone with a blood infection bleeds onto a blanket. How should you dispose of it?
    You dispose of it by putting in the regular linen disposal. Just because it's infected doesn't make it so you put it somewhere else. All linen are considered contaminated.
  14. 14) What are weightbearing AP knee's usually used for?
    AP Weightbearing Knee is usually for arthritis.
  15. 15) What is base + fog?
    Density from film as well as the tints/safelight density.
  16. 16) Which type of radiation are x-ras most similar to?
    X-rays are most similar to gamma rays.
  17. 19) What changes when you alter window width?

    A. Brightness
    B. Contrast
  18. 20) What changes when you alter window level?

    A. Contrast
    B. Brightness
    B. Brightness
  19. 21) What kind of technical factors are preferred for Fluoroscopy?
    High KVP with low mA
  20. 22) What does the GSD refer to usually?
    GSD refers to the radiation dose to the general population
  21. 23) Which part of the cell is DNA found in?
    The chromosomes
  22. 24) When the wiremesh test is used, what specific areas are the radiographers looking for?
    Radiographers are looking for high density areas
  23. 25) Before any other contrast procedures, why should ultrasound be done first?
    Ultrasound will show contrast hence it is wise to do sonography exams before anything cotnrast procedures
  24. 26) How much energy is made when the electron from the L shell jumps to the K shell?
    55 kev
  25. 27) For myleography what level of the spine is contrast usually injected into?
    a) L3-L4
  26. 30) What part of the body does the word ''cysto" usually refer to?
  27. 31) When there is swelling at an injection site, what is the wisest thing to do?
    Clamp the IV and call for assistance
  28. 32) What is the term for dose exposure?
  29. 33) What is the term used for absorbed dose?
  30. 36) When does foreshortening happen?
    When body part is angled
  31. 37) When does elongation happen?
    When tube is angled
  32. 38) Which are the most sensitive types of cells?