Pa Projection : Chest

16 Questions | Total Attempts: 56

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Chest Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following can be identitfied in this position?
    • A. 

      Pleural effusion

    • B. 

      Epiglottis

    • C. 

      Pneumothorax

    • D. 

      Atelectasis

    • E. 

      Fibrous adhesions

    • F. 

      Dyspnea

    • G. 

      Ulcerative colitis

    • H. 

      HMD

  • 2. 
    What is the correct IR size for this position?
    • A. 

      8"x10"

    • B. 

      10"x12"

    • C. 

      11"x14"

    • D. 

      14"x17"

  • 3. 
    When a patient is Hypersthenic what position should the IR be placed
  • 4. 
    Shielding for patients shouldn't  be around the waist for this position
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    • patient errect, feet spread slightly  wieght equally distributed on both feet
    • chin raised and resting against IR
    • hands lower hips palm out elbows partially flexed
    • shoulders rotated fowrad against ir to allow scapula to move clear of lung fields
    describes which of the following?
    • A. 

      Patient position

    • B. 

      Part position

    • C. 

      Central ray

    • D. 

      Collimation

    • E. 

      Respiration

  • 6. 
    • align midsagital plane with CR  and with midline of IR equal margins b/w  lateral throax and sides of IR
    • ensure no roation of thorax
    • rasie or lower cr and ir as need tot o the lvl T7 or average paitent
    describes which of the following?
    • A. 

      Patient position

    • B. 

      Part position

    • C. 

      Central ray

    • D. 

      Collimation

    • E. 

      Respiration

  • 7. 
    • cr prependicular to IR and centered to midsagittal plane at leve T7
    • IR centered to CR
    • SID of 72 inches
    describes which of the following?
    • A. 

      Patient position

    • B. 

      Part position

    • C. 

      Central ray

    • D. 

      Collimation

    • E. 

      Respiration

  • 8. 
    Collimate on four sides to area of lung fields border of illuminated fields should be to level of vertebra prominens  and lateral border to outer skin margins. describes which of the following?
    • A. 

      Patient position

    • B. 

      Part position

    • C. 

      Central ray

    • D. 

      Collimation

    • E. 

      Respiration

  • 9. 
    Exposure made at the end of second full inspiration
    • A. 

      Patient position

    • B. 

      Part position

    • C. 

      Central ray

    • D. 

      Collimation

    • E. 

      Respiration

  • 10. 
    •  included one lung from apieces  costophrenic  angles and  the air- filled trachea fromT1 down
    • hillum regiron markings  heart  great vesssles and bony thorax are demonstrated
    are the structures that need to be shown on this particular X-ray.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    A minimum of 10 anterior ribs  should be visualized in in the X-ray
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    In both stretcher and erect there can be no rotation of the thorax
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Shield must be placed around waist and gonads on an errect patient
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Should a seated PT have thier arms around a cassette unless a chest ir device is used ?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Sometimes

  • 15. 
    Should the radiograph appear similar to an ambulatory PA chest ?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 16. 
    What is the standard mAs for this position?
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