Retrograde Urography is classified as a nonfunctioning study of the urinary system.
True or False
Which one of the following devices is best during a C-arm hip pinning procedure to protect the sterile environment?
An ankle series would best demonstrate a Pott fracture.
True or False
Which fracture is also called a "march fracture"?
What CR angulation should be used for an AP axial projection of the clavicle on an asthenic patient?
20 degree cephalad
A radiographer receives 400 mR/hr standing 1 foot from a C-arm fluoroscopy unit. What is the exposure rate if the radiographer moves to a distance of 3 feet?
What is the minimum distance a technologist should stand away from the x-ray tube during an exposure when using a mobile x-ray unit?
A patient enters the ED with a possible fractured sternum. The patient is supine and unable to lie prone. Which of the following routines best demonstrates the sternum?
LPO and horizontal beam lateral (cross-table)
A patient enters the ED on a backboard with multiple injuries, including an injury to the knee region with a possible stellate fracture noted on the examination requisition. Which of the following routines best demonstrates this injury safely?
AP and horizontal beam lateral projections of the knee and patella without knee flexion.
Which projection introduces orthopedic cement directly into the weakened vertebrae?
How should the CR be aligned for a trauma PA projection of the elbow?
Perpendicular to the interepicondylar plane
A self-propelled, battery-driven mobile x-ray unit will generally go up a maximum incline of:
Which of the following procedures is a nonsurgical procedure?
Which imaging modality is often used to diagnose an ectopic pregnancy?
Which type of procedure would be performed in surgery to realign a fracture?
A patient comes to the ED with a possible abdominal aortic aneurysm. Which of the following projections of the abdomen best demonstrates it?
Which of the following is not a fracture but a subluxation?
______ is used to create an x-ray beam that activates at timed increments to reduce exposure during C-arm fluoroscopy.
Electrohydraulic shock wave used to break apart calcifications in the urinary system is the definition for:
What should a technologist do if the sterile environment is violated during a surgical procedure?
Notify a member of the surgical team immediately.
How is the CR aligned for an axiolateral, inferosuperior (Danelius-Miller) projection?
Perpendicular to femoral neck
The primary clinical indication for an operative cholangiogram is
Which of the following positions or projections best demonstrates free intra-abdominal air on the patient who cannot stand or sit erect?
Left Lateral decubitus
A fragment of bone that is seperated or pulled away by the attached tendon or ligament is termed a(n) ________ fracture.
A patient enters the ED with a radial head fracture and dislocation. The ED physician orders an elbow series. The elbow is flexed near 90 degrees and is unable to extend it farther. Which of the following positioning routines would work best for this patient?
AP partical flexion, lateral, and trauma axiolateral (coyle method) projections
What is the recommended alignment of the C-arm during a lateral projection during a hip pinning
x-ray tube inferiorly, and image intensifier superiorly and exteriorly
When performing images in the OR during a hip pinning, these are the common projections that surgeons want you to perform
AP and lateral
When performing a trauma hip, this is the imaging method that should be used when obtaining the lateral projection.
This is an ORIF
open reduction interal fixation
A fracture type that does not break the skin
Fracture that do not traverse through the entire bone
An incomplete fracture on ONE side only
Greenstick, Hickory or Willow fracture
Describes the loss of alignment of a fracture
Longitudinal fracture which occurs at the base of the first metacarpal
Fracture that involves the base of the fifth metacarpal
A fracture of the wrist with distal fragment of the radius displaced anteriorly
Smiths fracture (reverse Colles)
Interarticular fracture of the radial styloid process
Hutchinson's fracture/ Chauffeurs fracture
Fracture of the proximal half of the ulna along with dislocation of the radial head.
When a bone fragment is angled towards the midline
When a bone fragment is away from midline
Where the ends of fragments are aligned but pulled apart and are not making contact with one another
distraction or lack of apposition
A fracture wherein the fragments overlap and the shafts make contact but not at the fragment ends.