Radiology I

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Radiographic quality


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is radiology? 
    • A. 

      The science of printing radiographs

    • B. 

      The science of studying radiographs

    • C. 

      The art and science of taking radiographs

    • D. 

      The art of positioning animals for radiographs

  • 2. 
    What's important?
    • A. 

      Comfort of the patient, immobilization of the patient, safety to staff, obtaining a radiograph

    • B. 

      Comfort of the patient, immobilization of the patient, safety to staff, obtaining a good quality radiograph

    • C. 

      Comfort of the patient, immobilization of patient, safety to animals, obtaining a good quality radiograph

    • D. 

      Comfort of the patient, immobilization of limbs, safety to animals, obtaining a good quality radiograph

  • 3. 
    Why sedate or anaesthetise a patient?
    • A. 

      Reduces stress and pain for patient and improves safety of staff

    • B. 

      Reduces safety of staff and improves stress and pain for patient

    • C. 

      Reduces stress and pain for staff and improves safety of patient

    • D. 

      Reduces safety for patient and improves stress and pain of staff

  • 4. 
    Why does sedation or anaesthesia half the time required?
    • A. 

      Treats the problem

    • B. 

      Makes the animal pliant

    • C. 

      Slows the breathing rate

    • D. 

      Able to position better

  • 5. 
    Which is NOT a positioning aid?
    • A. 

      Sandbags

    • B. 

      Tape and string

    • C. 

      Hands and arms

    • D. 

      Foam wedges and troughs

  • 6. 
    What is the first step of taking a radiograph?
    • A. 

      Measuring patient and setting exposures

    • B. 

      Prepare patient and know required views

    • C. 

      Adjust and collimate tube

    • D. 

      Put casette under the table and adjust tube

  • 7. 
    What is the first choice for restraining a patient?
    • A. 

      Chemical

    • B. 

      Physical

  • 8. 
    What is the usual minimum amount of views?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 9. 
    What is required for accurate record keeping?
    • A. 

      Side markers, film identification, exposure and examination details

    • B. 

      Side markers, animal and client name, exposure and examination details

    • C. 

      Side markers, film identification, name of clinic

    • D. 

      Side markers, film identification, date of examination

  • 10. 
    Why assess radiographic quality?
    • A. 

      Poor technique and inaccurate positioning can lead to radiation poisoning

    • B. 

      Poor technique and inaccurate positioning can lead a court case

    • C. 

      Poor technique and inaccurate positioning can lead to the animal's death

    • D. 

      Poor technique and inaccurate positioning can lead to misinterpretation, misdiagnosis and incorrect treatment

  • 11. 
    What is the assessing acronym?
    • A. 

      AEPX

    • B. 

      ALEX

    • C. 

      APEX

    • D. 

      ALFX

  • 12. 
    Assessing anatomy:
    • A. 

      Appropriate positioning (laid flat with correct positioning)

    • B. 

      Appropriate anatomy included (entire anatomy)

    • C. 

      Identification, marker, artefacts

    • D. 

      Adequate radiographic exposure (not under-white; or over-black)

  • 13. 
    Assessing positioning:
    • A. 

      Adequate radiographic exposure (not under-white; or over-black)

    • B. 

      Appropriate anatomy included (entire anatomy)

    • C. 

      Appropriate positioning (laid flat with correct positioning)

    • D. 

      Identification, marker, artefacts

  • 14. 
    Assessing exposure:
    • A. 

      Appropriate positioning (laid flat with correct positioning)

    • B. 

      Appropriate anatomy included (entire anatomy)

    • C. 

      Identification, marker, artefacts

    • D. 

      Adequate radiographic exposure (not under-white; or over-black)

  • 15. 
    Assessing eXtras:
    • A. 

      Identification, marker, artefacts

    • B. 

      Adequate radiographic exposure (not under-white; or over-black)

    • C. 

      Appropriate anatomy included (entire anatomy)

    • D. 

      Appropriate positioning (laid flat with correct positioning)

  • 16. 
    What is magnification?
    • A. 

      Casts a shadow

    • B. 

      Unequal magnification of different parts of the same object

  • 17. 
    What is distortion?
    • A. 

      Casts a shadow

    • B. 

      Unequal magnification of different parts of the same object

  • 18. 
    Which is preferred for a thoracic radiograph?
    • A. 

      Sedation

    • B. 

      General anaesthesia

  • 19. 
    What projections are taken for a thoracic radiograph?
    • A. 

      L & R lateral and VD projection

    • B. 

      L & R lateral and DV/VD projection

    • C. 

      Lateral and DV projection

    • D. 

      Lateral and VD projection

  • 20. 
    Landmarks for a lateral and VD/DV thoracic radiograph on the animal?
    • A. 

      Cranial-1st sternebrae; caudal-between last sternebrae and last rib

    • B. 

      Cranial-2st sternebrae; caudal-between last sternebrae and last rib

    • C. 

      Cranial-1st sternebrae; caudal-last rib

    • D. 

      Cranial-2nd sternebrae; caudal- last rib

  • 21. 
    Landmarks for a lateral and VD/DV thoracic radiograph?
    • A. 

      Cranial- cranial portion of lungs; caudal- caudal portion of lungs

    • B. 

      Cranial- cranial portion of lungs, caudal-entire diaphram

    • C. 

      Cranial-thoracic inlet; caudal-entire diaphram

    • D. 

      Cranial-thoracic inlet; caudal-caudal portion of lungs

  • 22. 
    What is the position for a lateral thoracic radiograph?
    • A. 

      Costochondral junctions at same height, forelimbs cranially extended

    • B. 

      Costochondral junctions cranially extended, forelimbs at same hight

    • C. 

      Costrochondral junctions at same height, forelimbs pulled caudally

    • D. 

      Costrochondral junctions not at the same height, forelimbs pulled caudally

  • 23. 
    What is the position for a VD/DV thoracic radiograph?
    • A. 

      Spine and sternum superimposed and forelimbs extended cranially

    • B. 

      Spine and sternum not superimposed and forelimbs pulled caudally

    • C. 

      Spine and sternum not superimposed and forelimbs extended cranially

    • D. 

      Spine and sternum superimposed and forelimbs pulled caudally

  • 24. 
    When is the exposure taken for a thoracic radiograph?
    • A. 

      Peak inspiration

    • B. 

      Inspiration

    • C. 

      Expiration

  • 25. 
    How is exposure assessed on a  thoracic radiograph?
    • A. 

      Visualisation of the vena cava

    • B. 

      Visualisation of the ribs

    • C. 

      Visualisation of the diaphragm

    • D. 

      Visualisation of fine detail in the lung parenchyma