Veterinary Radiography Ch 17

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Lavin Ch 17


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  • 1. 
    What must the field of  view include for the pharynx?
    • A. 

      Third premolar, third cervical vertebra

    • B. 

      Base of skull, third cervical vertebra

    • C. 

      Zygomatic arch, third cervical vertebra

    • D. 

      Lateral canthus of eye, third cervical vertebra

  • 2. 
    When  should  a  dorsoventral  view  of the  thorax  be taken?
    • A. 

      One at the peak of expiration and one at the peak of inspiration

    • B. 

      One at the peak of inspiration

    • C. 

      One at the peak of expiration

    • D. 

      One at the peak of inspiration and one any time during expiration

  • 3. 
    What is  one advantage of  taking a ventrodorsal view of  the  thorax as  opposed  to  a dorsoventral view?
    • A. 

      The VD view allows better visualization of the caudal mediastinum and accessory lung lobe.

    • B. 

      The VD view allows better visualization of the heart.

    • C. 

      The VD view is more comfortable for the patient in respiratory distress.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Where is  the measurement taken for a lateral view of the  thorax?
    • A. 

      Cranial border of the scapula

    • B. 

      Caudal border of the seventh rib

    • C. 

      Cranial border of the eighth rib

    • D. 

      Caudal border of the scapula

  • 5. 
    When is a lateral view of  the thorax with a horizontal beam indicated?
    • A. 

      When fluid or free air is suspected in the abdomen

    • B. 

      When the patient cannot be properly positioned for a laterally recumbent view on the table

    • C. 

      When fluid or free air is suspected in the thorax

    • D. 

      When spinal cord injury is suspected

  • 6. 
    Which of  the following  is  true?
    • A. 

      During expiration the diaphragm is more cranial than during inspiration.

    • B. 

      During inspiration the diaphragm is more cranial than during expiration.

    • C. 

      During expiration the diaphragm is more caudal than during inspiration.

    • D. 

      Any view of the abdomen should be taken during inspiration

  • 7. 
    Why is  a right lateral view of  the abdomen preferred over a left lateral view?
    • A. 

      To allow visualization of the descending colon

    • B. 

      To allow better separation of the kidneys

    • C. 

      So that the fundus of the stomach is closer to the cassette

    • D. 

      So that the pylorus is as far away from the cassette as possible

  • 8. 
    What is  the preferred exposure  time for views of  the thorax?
    • A. 

      1/2 second

    • B. 

      1/30 second

    • C. 

      1/20 second

    • D. 

      1/10 second

  • 9. 
    What may help  to achieve a long scale of  contrast for an  abdominal view?
    • A. 

      Low kVp and high mAs

    • B. 

      High k V P and high mAs

    • C. 

      High k V P and low mAs

    • D. 

      Contrast media

  • 10. 
    When  should  an  enema  be  given  for  a  view  of the abdomen?
    • A. 

      At least 1 hour before radiography

    • B. 

      At least 12 hours before radiography

    • C. 

      At least 10 minutes before radiography

    • D. 

      24 hours before radiography

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