Radiography Ch. 14

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Radiography Quizzes & Trivia

From Radiography in Veterinary Technology by Lisa Lavin.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When  radiographing  the pelvis  in  a lateral position,  which femur should be  slightly more cranial? 
    • A. 

      The limb farthest from the cassette

    • B. 

      The limb closest to the cassette

    • C. 

      The limbs must be superimposed

    • D. 

      Two lateral views are required-one with the limb closest to the cassette more cranial and the second with the limb farthest from the cassette more cranial.

  • 2. 
    If  pelvic  trauma  IS  suspected,  what  VieW  IS  recommended?
    • A. 

      Dorsal recumbency with pelvic limbs extended

    • B. 

      Sternal recumbency with pelvic limbs extended

    • C. 

      Sternal recumbency with pelvic limbs in a frog-leg position

    • D. 

      Dorsal recumbency with pelvic limbs in a frog-leg position

  • 3. 
    To diagnose canine hip dysplasia using the PennHIP  method, which positions are  required?
    • A. 

      Compression view in neutral hip position

    • B. 

      Standard extended view

    • C. 

      Distracted view in neutral hip position

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Which  joints must be included in a radiograph of  the  femur? 
    • A. 

      Coxofemoral and stifle

    • B. 

      Stifle and sacroiliac

    • C. 

      Stifle and tarsus

    • D. 

      Coxofemoral and sacroiliac

  • 5. 
    Which view of  the stifle is most likely to be magnified? 
    • A. 

      Lateral

    • B. 

      Caudocranial

    • C. 

      Extended

    • D. 

      Craniocaudal

  • 6. 
    Where  is  the  cassette  placed  during  the  skyline  projection of  the patella? 
    • A. 

      In the Bucky tray

    • B. 

      Horizontally on the tabletop, behind the stifle

    • C. 

      Vertically on the tabletop, behind the stifle

    • D. 

      Vertically on the tabletop, in front of the stifle

  • 7. 
    Which of  the following can assist maintaining a true  dorsoplantar view of  the metatarsus-phalanges? 
    • A. 

      Rotate the stifle laterally

    • B. 

      Rotate the sternum laterally

    • C. 

      Extend the limb as much as possible

    • D. 

      Rotate the stifle medially

  • 8. 
    Where  should  the  measurement  be  taken  for  a  caudocranial view oCthe  tibia and fibula?
    • A. 

      Middle of the fibula

    • B. 

      Level of stifle joint

    • C. 

      Distal fibula

    • D. 

      Distal femur

  • 9. 
    Which of  the following are aids to securing and main- taining positions of  limbs when  taking radiographs? 
    • A. 

      Gloves used as props

    • B. 

      Foam wedges

    • C. 

      Tape

    • D. 

      Both band c

  • 10. 
    What can  the  PennHIP method  of diagnosing  hip  dysplasia  assess  that  the  extended  projection  alone  cannot assess?
    • A. 

      The length of the femurs

    • B. 

      The density of the bone

    • C. 

      The laxity of the hip joint

    • D. 

      Degenerative joint disease