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Patient Care
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1.  HUman diversity consists of characteristics associated with:
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2.  Government statutes to protect people from discrimination are based on:
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3.  Approximately what percentage of the world's population has some type of disability?
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4.  Of the following, which one is not considered an element what may contribute to the ability of an organization to become culturally competent?
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5.  The word abulatory means that the patient
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6.  Which method is effective in communicating with a patient?1. professional appearance 2. touch3. pantomime technique
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7.  Of the changes that occur in geriatric patients that are especially important when patients are undergoing radiologic examinations, which of the following may produce patient paranoia about potential falls with potential for permanent loss of mobility
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8.  Which of the following includes a description of the color, quantity, and consistency of blood or other body substances?
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9.  Which of the following is the determination of a precise area, usually through gentle palpation or careful wording of question?
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10.  What term describes the primary medical problem as defined by the patient
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11.  Which of the following is (are) desireable method(s) of conducting a clinical history interview?
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12.  Which of the following is the foundation on which a body rests?
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13.  What term is used to describe the drop in blood pressure some patients experience when they stand up to quickly?
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14.  Where is the human center of gravity located?
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15.  Which of the following transfers can be used to move a patient from a wheelchair to an examination table?
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16.  Toward which side should all transfers be initiated?
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17.  What causes patients to feel lightheaded, queasy, or faint when they stand up too quickly from a sitting or supine position?
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18.  Which term describes the hypothetical point around which all mass appears to be concentrated?
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19.  If a patient arrives in a wheelchair and on a sling, which type of transfer is indicated?
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20.  How can the base of support be increased?
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21.  What is the minimum number of persons to use for a cart-to table transfer when no moving devices are available?
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22.  Voluntary motion is under the control of the:
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23.  The most important communication that occurs in a radiology department takes place between the radiographer and the:
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24.  A key component to effective communication with a patient is:
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25.  What is the most commonly used immobilization device?
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26.  Which of the following is an example of a spinal trauma immobilization device?
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27.  When is removing a cervical collar permissable?
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28.  Which of the following devices might a radiographer encounter when hemorrhage is thought to exist as a result of pelvic trauma?
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29.  A patient arrives to the emergency department with an oral temp of 99.8 degrees.  This finding is consistent with:
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30.  Pa tient is thought to have suffered cardiac arrest.  THe pulse should be checked at the
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31.  In the healthy adult the normal range for blood pressure is
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32.  Hypoxia
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33.  Which of the following devices can be classifed as a high-flow oxygen delivery device?
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34.  Regarding oxygen delivery, all of the following are true except
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35.  Oxygen therapy is administered to
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36.  A properly placed endotracheal tube will be radiographically confirmed when the
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37.  Thoracostomy tubes are
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38.  Which of the following is a common complication associated with central venous line placement?
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39.  Microorganisms that cause infectious diseases can be classified as
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40.  The best method of preventing the spread of aerosol infections is by
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41.  All of the following are types of indirect transmission except
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42.  The common cold is an example of an infection by a
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43.  The term that best describesthe absolute removal of all life forms is
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44.  A person is bitten by a mosquito and develops an infection.  This type of transmission is known as
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45.  A health care worker is accidentally punctured with a contaminated needle. This type of transmission is known as
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46.  An outpatient develops a staphylococcal infection after a surgical procedure.  This type of transmission is known as
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47.  An infectious microbe can gain entrance into the human body by
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48.  Hand washing employs which of the following methods of infection control?
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