Computed Tomography Quiz On Patient care!

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Computed Tomography Quizzes & Trivia

A patient's health is the first and foremost concern of the doctor. Regular checkups and diagnosis are mandatory for any patient. This quiz has been designed to test your knowledge about the different techniques and measures taken in CT Scan. A CT scan uses an X-ray machine to create cross-sectional images of the body which provides detailed information and assists in showing soft tissues and bones of the body like shoulders, spine, abdomen. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      3.1 to 1.2 mg/dl

    • B. 

      1.2 to 14 mg/dl

    • C. 

      .7 to 29 mg/dl

    • D. 

      5.2 to 12 mg/dl

  • 2. 
    Which of the following must be included when obtaining informed consent for an invasive procedure. 1. Explanation of the examination techniques 2. The possible risk and benefits of the examination 3. Alternatives to the procedure
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      1 and 2

    • C. 

      1 and 3

    • D. 

      1, 2, and 3

  • 3. 
    Contrast materials that dissociate into charged particles when placed in a solution
    • A. 

      Positive

    • B. 

      Non-ionic

    • C. 

      Ionic

    • D. 

      Negative

  • 4. 
    What is the correct angle when placing a butterfly needle in the vein.
    • A. 

      5 degrees

    • B. 

      15 degrees

    • C. 

      45 degrees

    • D. 

      60 degrees

  • 5. 
    What is the correct order for the stages of infection?
    • A. 

      Incubation, prodromal, active, convalescence

    • B. 

      Convalescence, active, prodromal, incubation

    • C. 

      Prodromal, incubation, convalescence, active

    • D. 

      Incubation, convalescence, prodromal, active

  • 6. 
    The normal range for systolic BP for an adult is
    • A. 

      40-60 mm hg

    • B. 

      60-90 mm hg

    • C. 

      80-120 mm hg

    • D. 

      95-140 mm hg

  • 7. 
    After the intrathecal injection of iodinated contrast for a post myelographic CT study of the L-SP, the PT should be instructed
    • A. 

      Take a cleansing enema

    • B. 

      Resume normal activity

    • C. 

      Rest for 8-24 hours with the head slightly elevated

    • D. 

      Rest for 8-24 hours in the Trendelenburg position

  • 8. 
    The embryo or fetus is most sensitive to ionizing radiation during.........
    • A. 

      First trimester

    • B. 

      Second trimester

    • C. 

      Third trimester

    • D. 

      Equally through all trimesters

  • 9. 
    A PT has a vagal reaction to iodinated contrast material that includes bradycardia. Initial treatment may include
    • A. 

      Atropine

    • B. 

      Diazepam

    • C. 

      Ranitidine hydrochloride

    • D. 

      Alburterol sulfate

  • 10. 
    A PT is required to have the following examinations. Ct AB, gastrointestinal series, BE. What is the correct order
    • A. 

      BE, gastrointestinal, CT AB

    • B. 

      Gastrointestinal, CT AB, BE

    • C. 

      Ct AB, gastrointestinal, BE

    • D. 

      CT AB, BE, gastrointestinal

  • 11. 
    The term used to describe the ability of a fluid flow is
    • A. 

      Density

    • B. 

      Viscosity

    • C. 

      Osmolality

    • D. 

      Specific gravity

  • 12. 
    The normal range of respirations for a child is
    • A. 

      5-10 per min

    • B. 

      12-20 per min

    • C. 

      20-30 per min

    • D. 

      35-50 per min

  • 13. 
    The correct order for actions during CPR is
    • A. 

      Airway, breathing, circulation

    • B. 

      Breathing, airway, circulation

    • C. 

      Circulation, breathing, airway

    • D. 

      Airway, circulation, breathing

  • 14. 
    Which of the following interactions between x-ray and matter results in the largest amount of occupational exposure
    • A. 

      Characteristic effect

    • B. 

      Compton effect

    • C. 

      Bremsstrahlung effect

    • D. 

      Photoelectric effect

  • 15. 
    Which of the following should be included in the instructions to the patient before beginning any CT exam
    • A. 

      The examination to be performed, for example, what area of the body exam is to be studied should be described

    • B. 

      The process of contrast administration should be explained

    • C. 

      Any necessary breathing instructions should be given clearly and precisely

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    The high  osmolar contrast material has an average osmolatity of
    • A. 

      100-300 mosm.kg

    • B. 

      600-850 mosm kg

    • C. 

      1000-2400 mosm kg

    • D. 

      4000-7000 mosm kg

  • 17. 
    Which of the following sets of injection flow rates is a biphasic technique for spiral CT study of the liver?
    • A. 

      2 ml/sec for 100ml with scanning during both peak enhancement and the equilibrium phase

    • B. 

      3 ml/sec for 150ml with a 90 second delay before scanning

    • C. 

      2 ml/sec for 50ml during the superior half of the liver

    • D. 

      3 ml/sec for 50ml followed by 1.5ml/sec for 100ml

  • 18. 
    Which of the following terms is used to describe a PT having difficulty swallowing?
    • A. 

      Dyslexia

    • B. 

      Dyspnea

    • C. 

      Dysphagia

    • D. 

      Dysphasia

  • 19. 
    The normal platelet count range for an adult is
    • A. 

      30k-45k/mm blood

    • B. 

      75k-125k/mm blood

    • C. 

      150k-400lk/mm blood

    • D. 

      450k-700k/mm blood

  • 20. 
    IV contrast administration with an automatic injector during a CT exam is usually performed through
    • A. 

      Infuse-a-port

    • B. 

      Angiocatheters

    • C. 

      Port-a-cath

    • D. 

      Hickmans catheters

  • 21. 
    Later effects of radiation such as genetic mutations may occur with even small dose of radiation and are termed
    • A. 

      Stochastic

    • B. 

      Somatic

    • C. 

      Nonstochastic

    • D. 

      Chronic

  • 22. 
    The choice of ionic versus non-ionic contrast administration should be based on 1 The allergic history 2 The cost of contrast 3 The age and physical condition of the PT
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      1 and 2

    • C. 

      1 and 3

    • D. 

      1, 2, and 3