Patient care Exam 1

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Patient care Exam 1

Exam 1


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A student radiographer is placed in a treatment room with a patient who does not speak English. The patient becomes very agitated when left alone in the room with only the student. The patient's spose is in the waiting room and she is able to communicate in English. Which of the following  is the most appropiate response to this situation?
    • A. 

      The student radiographer continues with the procedure but hurries in order to complete the exam quickly

    • B. 

      The student radiographer attempts to comfort the patient before he continues with the exam

    • C. 

      The student radiographer stops and requests the patient's spouse come in to translate and calm the patient

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Mr. Smith was diagnosed with cancer 6 weeks ago and was told that the disease was incurable. He has decided to seek treatment in another country that promises instant cure with natural herbs. One might conclude that Mr. Smith is in which stage of the grieving process?
    • A. 

      Denial

    • B. 

      Anger

    • C. 

      Bargaining

    • D. 

      Acceptance

    • E. 

      Depression

  • 3. 
    Mary Smith is recovering from an accident that has rendered her a paralegic. She has been in the rehabilitation unit of your hospital for several weeks and has come to the radiology department for images of her lumbosacral spine. What is the LEAST appropiate response to this situation?
    • A. 

      Greet the patient. Sit with her so you are at eye level with the patient. Explain the procedure and determine the date of her last menstrual period. Discuss with the patient the amount of assistance that she will need during the procedure and give only the help that she needs at her direction.

    • B. 

      Greet the patient and assess her ability to follow directions. Take a brief history and request the date of her last menstrual period. Explain the procedure and assist her onto the imaging table.

    • C. 

      Greet the patient and assist her onto the imaging table. Ask her if she might be pregnant and the date of her last menstrual period.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    A 15 month old child needs an X-Ray of his elbow. When you call th epatient from the waiting room, he begins to cry as you approach him. You inform the parents of what will take place and take them into an x-ray room. While attempting to perform the exam, the parent is unsuccessful with controlling the child, much less helping with the positions. What is the LEAST appropiate response for this situation?
    • A. 

      Document and send the child back to his physician and state that the patient is uncooperative and you are unable to obtain images.

    • B. 

      You explain and communicate to the parent the importance of immobilizing the child in order to obtain quality images for the physician. Proceed by asking another technologist and the parent to assist during the exam

    • C. 

      You tell the parents to step out of the room so you can control the situation and obtain the images needed

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Which of the following conditions can affect the geriatric population?
    • A. 

      A decline in coronary blood flow which causes the patient to feel cold

    • B. 

      Bone mass is reduced resulting in weaker bones

    • C. 

      Changes in the bladder capacity

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Which of the following patients must see or hear something to understand?
    • A. 

      Infants

    • B. 

      Toddlers

    • C. 

      Preschoolers

    • D. 

      School-age

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is consider a barrier to communicating with another?
    • A. 

      Distracting environment

    • B. 

      Disagreeing

    • C. 

      Language

    • D. 

      Complex medical terms

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Which of the following conditions tend to affect the geriatric population?
    • A. 

      The adaptation from light to dark areas diminishes

    • B. 

      The lung capacity diminishes and dyspnea can result

    • C. 

      The skin on the back of the hands and forearms becomes thin and fragile

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Mrs. Green is in the radiology department and has an order for a lumbar spine x-ray. As you communicate with her and assess her condition, you realize that she has dementia. As you prepare to move her onto the radiographic table from the stretcher, she is agitated and upset, insists on speaking with her physician, and refuses to have the exam. How should you approach and handle the situation? Which of the following is the Most Appropiate response for this situation?
    • A. 

      Document that Mrs. Green is refusing the exam and send her back to her room without speaking to her nurse or physician

    • B. 

      Call Mrs. Green's nurse or physician to inform him or her that she is requesting to speak to her physician and is refusing the exam

    • C. 

      You decide to place Mrs. Green in a patient holding area so she can relax and regain composure. Hopefully, after a few minutes, she reconsiders her options and decides to have the exam

  • 10. 
    Mr. Jones comes to the radiology department for an examination. He informs the imaging professional that he is having severe pain and is short of breath. This data would be listed as:
    • A. 

      Objective Data

    • B. 

      Acceptance

    • C. 

      Validating

    • D. 

      Subjective Data

    • E. 

      Irrelevant to the patient

  • 11. 
    Which age group tends to develop fears of injury, disease, or death?
    • A. 

      Infants

    • B. 

      Toddlers

    • C. 

      Preschoolers

    • D. 

      School-age children

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is not part of patient history?
    • A. 

      Chronology

    • B. 

      Aggravating Factors

    • C. 

      Quality

    • D. 

      Name & DOB

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is incorrect concerning communication?
    • A. 

      Crossing arms or legs is allowed

    • B. 

      Introduce oneself to patient

    • C. 

      Make eye contact with patient when speaking and being spoken to

    • D. 

      Provide an explanation of what is expected to the patient

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is not part of critical thinking?
    • A. 

      Interpret

    • B. 

      Reflect

    • C. 

      Evaluate

    • D. 

      Skill

  • 15. 
    When a patient is touch to indicate a location or to specify instruction, this is to refer to as:
    • A. 

      Support

    • B. 

      Palpate

    • C. 

      Emphasize

    • D. 

      All of the above