Trivia Quiz On CT Registry For Patient care!

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Computed Tomography Quizzes & Trivia

A computerized tomography scan (CT scan) is an X-ray machine which generates cross-sectional images of the body parts. A Doctor can view and observe the various parts of your body like bones of like shoulders, spine, abdomen, as well as diagnosing diseases. This quiz has been developed to test and increase your knowledge about CT scan techniques, terms and diseases of patients. So, let's try out the quiz. Good Luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following symptoms indicate a vagal reaction to Contrast 1. Bradycardia 2.A systolic pressure of less than 80 mm Hg 3. Diastolic pressure of more than 90 mm Hg
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      3 only

    • C. 

      1 and 2

    • D. 

      1 and 3

  • 2. 
    Before and after contact with each PT, proper hand washing requires the Tech to use soap and warm water with a circular rubbing motion for at least
    • A. 

      10 sec

    • B. 

      30 sec

    • C. 

      2 minutes

    • D. 

      5 minutes

  • 3. 
    Which of the following should be included on a PT consent form for a CT scan with IV contrast?
    • A. 

      A statement releasing the health professional involved from any and all responsibility

    • B. 

      A clause protecting the Tech from possible lawsuit or negligence

    • C. 

      An explanation of the procedure with its accompanying risks and possible alternatives

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is an advantage of non-ionic contrast?
    • A. 

      Decreased cost

    • B. 

      Decreased nephrotoxicity

    • C. 

      Decreased enhancment

    • D. 

      Decreased incidence of adverse reaction

  • 5. 
    Radiation exposure and its potentially harmful effects have a relationship that is termed
    • A. 

      Stochastic

    • B. 

      Nonstochastic

    • C. 

      Negligible

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Which of the following list butterfly needles in decreasing order of bore dimensions?
    • A. 

      19, 21, 23 gauge

    • B. 

      21, 23, 19 gauge

    • C. 

      23, 21, 19 gauge

    • D. 

      23, 19, 21 gauge

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is NOT an advantage of automatic power injection over manual bolus method of IV contrast?
    • A. 

      Uniform contrast enhancement throughout the exam

    • B. 

      Consistent contrast administration for all PT

    • C. 

      Decreased cost to PT

    • D. 

      Decreased injection times

  • 8. 
    The maximum dose of IV contrast for a child should not exceed__________
    • A. 

      1 mg/kg body weight

    • B. 

      3 mg/kg body weight

    • C. 

      5 mg/kg body weight

    • D. 

      10 mg/kg body weight

  • 9. 
    The average range for normal prothrombin time is approximately
    • A. 

      3-5 sec

    • B. 

      7-9 sec

    • C. 

      10-12 sec

    • D. 

      14-18 sec

  • 10. 
    Examples of moderate adverse reactions to Contrast may include 1. Shock 2. Syncope 3. Severe vomiting
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      1 and 3

    • C. 

      2 and 3

    • D. 

      1, 2, and 3

  • 11. 
    A typical range for skin dose to the PT during a CT study of the head is
    • A. 

      .1-.3 cGy

    • B. 

      1-2 cGy

    • C. 

      2-4 cGy

    • D. 

      6-8 cGy

  • 12. 
    The proper ratio of chest compressions to ventilation during a one-person CPR is
    • A. 

      3:1

    • B. 

      5:2

    • C. 

      15:2

    • D. 

      30:2

  • 13. 
    Which of the following medical terms is commonly used in place of the word vomit?
    • A. 

      Emesis

    • B. 

      Volute

    • C. 

      Formite

    • D. 

      Purulent

  • 14. 
    Intrathecal injection of Contrast may be performed for which of the following CT exams
    • A. 

      Knee

    • B. 

      Pituitary

    • C. 

      Lumbar spine

    • D. 

      High resolution chest

  • 15. 
    The drug Solu-Cortef may be classified as which of the following
    • A. 

      Anticholinergic

    • B. 

      Bronchodilator

    • C. 

      Antihistamine

    • D. 

      Corticosteriod

  • 16. 
    Which of the following lab values are the most dependable measures of renal function?
    • A. 

      BUN

    • B. 

      Creatinine

    • C. 

      PT

    • D. 

      PTT

  • 17. 
    A normal range for diastolic blood pressure in an adult is
    • A. 

      40-60 mmHG

    • B. 

      60-90 mmHG

    • C. 

      80-120 mmHG

    • D. 

      95-140 mmHG

  • 18. 
    The escape of contrast from a needle or blood vessel into the subcutaneous tissue is called
    • A. 

      Infusion

    • B. 

      Extraversion

    • C. 

      Influxation

    • D. 

      Extravasation

  • 19. 
    PT preparation for CT of A/P may include which of the following 1. Receiving nothing by mouth for 4 hours before the exam 2.Digestion of a fatty meal 1 hour before the exam 3. Refraining from urination for 2 hours before the exam
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      2 only

    • C. 

      1 and 3

    • D. 

      1, 2, and 3

  • 20. 
    Which of the following types of oral contrast could cause peritonitis if leakage from the digestive tract occurs due to perforation?
    • A. 

      Gastrographin

    • B. 

      Barium sulfate

    • C. 

      Hypaque

    • D. 

      Effervescent granules

  • 21. 
    Which of the following terms is used to describe a PT having difficulty breathing?
    • A. 

      Dyslexia

    • B. 

      Dyspnea

    • C. 

      Dysphagia

    • D. 

      Dysphasia

  • 22. 
    The reduction in number of infectious organisms w/o a complete elimination is termed
    • A. 

      Medical asepsis

    • B. 

      Sterilization

    • C. 

      Surgical asepsis

    • D. 

      Immunization