Patient care

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Patient care

Generally, patient care is something that everyone should have knowledge about. Through life, people find themselves with sick people who need care. This quiz will help gauge what you know and teach you even more. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Government statutes to protect people from discrimination are based on:
    • A. 

      Ethnicity and race

    • B. 

      Disability

    • C. 

      Age

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Approximately what percentage of the world's population has some type of disability?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      20

  • 3. 
    Of the following, which one is not considered an element what may contribute to the ability of an organization to become culturally competent?
    • A. 

      Valuing diversity

    • B. 

      Institutionalizing cultural knowledge

    • C. 

      Possessing the capacity for cultural self-assessment

    • D. 

      Ignoring cultural norms and values

    • E. 

      Developing of adaptations for the delivery of services that reflect an understanding of a multicultural enviroment

  • 4. 
    The word abulatory means that the patient
    • A. 

      Must be confined to a wheelchair

    • B. 

      Must be moved by ambulance

    • C. 

      Can be moved by stretcher

    • D. 

      Can walk

  • 5. 
    Which method is effective in communicating with a patient?1. professional appearance 2. touch3. pantomime technique
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      1 & 2

    • C. 

      2 & 3

    • D. 

      1, 2, & 3

  • 6. 
    Of the changes that occur in geriatric patients that are especially important when patients are undergoing radiologic examinations, which of the following may produce patient paranoia about potential falls with potential for permanent loss of mobility
    • A. 

      Osteoporotic loss of bone mass

    • B. 

      Arthritis

    • C. 

      Decreased muscle strength

    • D. 

      Atrophied muscle mass

  • 7. 
    Which of the following includes a description of the color, quantity, and consistency of blood or other body substances?
    • A. 

      Localization

    • B. 

      Chronology

    • C. 

      Quality

    • D. 

      Occurrence

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is the determination of a precise area, usually through gentle palpation or careful wording of question?
    • A. 

      Localization

    • B. 

      Chronology

    • C. 

      Quality

    • D. 

      Occurence

  • 9. 
    What term describes the primary medical problem as defined by the patient
    • A. 

      Chief complaint

    • B. 

      Palpation

    • C. 

      Onset

    • D. 

      Nonverbal communication

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is (are) desireable method(s) of conducting a clinical history interview?
    • A. 

      Positive nonverbal communication

    • B. 

      Defining and specifying terms

    • C. 

      Subjectiveness

    • D. 

      A & b

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is the foundation on which a body rests?
    • A. 

      Center of gravity

    • B. 

      Base of support

    • C. 

      Orthostatic hypotension

    • D. 

      Biomechanics

  • 12. 
    What term is used to describe the drop in blood pressure some patients experience when they stand up to quickly?
    • A. 

      Center of gravity

    • B. 

      Base of support

    • C. 

      Orthostatic hypotension

    • D. 

      A & b

  • 13. 
    Which of the following transfers can be used to move a patient from a wheelchair to an examination table?
    • A. 

      Pivot

    • B. 

      Assisted standing

    • C. 

      Standby assist

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    Toward which side should all transfers be initiated?
    • A. 

      Left

    • B. 

      Right

    • C. 

      Patient's strong side

    • D. 

      Patient's weak side

  • 15. 
    Which term describes the hypothetical point around which all mass appears to be concentrated?
    • A. 

      Center of gravity

    • B. 

      Base of support

    • C. 

      Orthostatic hypotension

    • D. 

      A & b

  • 16. 
    If a patient arrives in a wheelchair and on a sling, which type of transfer is indicated?
    • A. 

      Hydraulic lift

    • B. 

      Pivot

    • C. 

      Standby assist

    • D. 

      Cart to table by means of a moving device

  • 17. 
    How can the base of support be increased?
    • A. 

      Standing on one toe

    • B. 

      Standing on one foot

    • C. 

      Standing with legs far apart

    • D. 

      Bending the knees with the feet together

  • 18. 
    What is the minimum number of persons to use for a cart-to table transfer when no moving devices are available?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 19. 
    Voluntary motion is under the control of the:
    • A. 

      Technologist

    • B. 

      Patient

    • C. 

      Radiologist

    • D. 

      Student

  • 20. 
    The most important communication that occurs in a radiology department takes place between the radiographer and the:
    • A. 

      Administrator

    • B. 

      Patient

    • C. 

      Radiologist

    • D. 

      Student

  • 21. 
    A key component to effective communication with a patient is:
    • A. 

      Establishing rapport

    • B. 

      Assessing the patient's physical condition

    • C. 

      Introducing the patient to the radiologist

    • D. 

      Giving a detailed, technical explination of the examination

  • 22. 
    What is the most commonly used immobilization device?
    • A. 

      Sheet restraint

    • B. 

      Cervical collar

    • C. 

      Positioning sponge

    • D. 

      Velcro straps

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is an example of a spinal trauma immobilization device?
    • A. 

      Air splint

    • B. 

      Antishock garment

    • C. 

      Backboard

    • D. 

      Traction splint

  • 24. 
    When is removing a cervical collar permissable?
    • A. 

      Before the initial radiographic examiniation

    • B. 

      After a radiographic procedure

    • C. 

      At the conclusion of the entire exam

    • D. 

      After a paramedic approves the images

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 25. 
    Which of the following devices might a radiographer encounter when hemorrhage is thought to exist as a result of pelvic trauma?
    • A. 

      Air splint

    • B. 

      Compression band

    • C. 

      Antishock garment

    • D. 

      Traction splint