Veterinary Radiography Ch 9

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Ch. 9: Developing a Technique Chart radiography in veterinary technology (4th ed. ) - Lisa M Lavin


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When taking a test radiograph, the following requirements should be met:
    • A. 

      Medium-speed film, 75-lb dog in a ventrodorsal position

    • B. 

      Medium-speed film, 50-lb dog in a dorsoventral position

    • C. 

      Medium-speed film, 50-lb dog in a lateral position

    • D. 

      Fast-speed film, 25-lb dog in a lateral position

  • 2. 
    According to the author, when developing a variable kVp technique chart, kilovoltage should be increased or decreased by increments of _______ for each centimeter measurement.
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      2.5

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      10

  • 3. 
    Which of the following variable kVp technique charts is recommended for a small-animal practice?
    • A. 

      Canine/feline thorax, with grid

    • B. 

      Avian/exotic, no grid

    • C. 

      Canine/feline extremity and skull, no grid

    • D. 

      Canine/feline abdomen, with grid

    • E. 

      All of the above, as well as canine/feline pelvis and spine, with grid

  • 4. 
    Which of the following conditions may require decreasing the mAs to account for increased radiographic density?
    • A. 

      Neonatal animals

    • B. 

      Ascites

    • C. 

      Pleural effusion

    • D. 

      Plaster casts

  • 5. 
    If a radiograph is too light after taking a view of the lateral abdomen, what change may be recommnded?
    • A. 

      Decrease kVp 10% to 15%

    • B. 

      Increase mAs 30% to 50%

    • C. 

      Increae kVp 30% to 50%

    • D. 

      Decrease mAs 30% to 50%

  • 6. 
    Compared with teh abdomen, how much mAs does a quality view of the pelvis require?
    • A. 

      50% to 75% less

    • B. 

      30% to 50% less

    • C. 

      30% to 50% more

    • D. 

      50% to 75% more

  • 7. 
    A grid with a ratio of 12:1 will be used with the machine at your clinic. How does this affect the generation of your variable kVp chart?
    • A. 

      Need to add 5 to 10 to the sum of Santes' rule

    • B. 

      Need to subtract 10 to 15 from the sum of Santes' rule

    • C. 

      Need to add 10 to 15 to the sum of Santes' rule

    • D. 

      Need to add 8 to 12 to the sum of Santes' rule

  • 8. 
    Your clinic has a 100-megaperage/100-kVp-capacity machine with an 8:1 grid. You measure a ventrodorsal abdomen on a dog to be 22 inches. Which settings will you set first?
    • A. 

      92 kVp, 100mA, 1/12 sec, 8.3 mA

    • B. 

      90 kVp, 100 mA, 1/12 sec, 8.3 mA

    • C. 

      92 kVp, 100 mA, 1/4 sec, 8.3 mA

    • D. 

      92 kVp, 300 mA. 1/12 sec, 8.3 mA

  • 9. 
    Using Santes' rule, calculate kVp with the following information:   Tissure thickness = 11cm   Grid factor = 12   SID = 40 inches
    • A. 

      72

    • B. 

      74

    • C. 

      76

    • D. 

      63

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