RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM
CLINICAL ROTATION I WORKSHEET (RTE 1804)
Questions are due Wed week 8, Oct 21, 202. Each question must have your source and page number at the end of your answer. Please answer each question as if it is an essay question. Full credit will only be awarded for answers that you have elaborated on. Answer question and then add additional information….Research them! Must be typed
NAME: ______________________________ DATE: ___________
1. Describe how a pneumothorax is demonstrated radiographically.
2. Which position/projection is used to best demonstrate a pneumothorax? (Why?)
3. What are the evaluation criteria on a properly exposed KUB?
4. What position/projection would best demonstrate an abdominal aortic aneurysm?
5. Would a single contrast BE demonstrate diverticulosis? Polyps? Explain your answer.
6. Could the following exams be done on the same day? Explain why or why not.
a. BE & pelvis
b. BE & IVU
c. UGI & BE
7. If an acute abdominal series is ordered and the patient cannot stand or sit, what would you do and why?
8. Explain the ALARA concept.
9. What standard precautions are used for patients known to have MRSA?
MATCH THE SYMPTOMS FOUND IN COLUMN II WITH ITS DEFINITION IN COLUMN
COLUMN I COLUMN II
_____RINGING IN THE EARS A. EMESIS
_____HIVES B. EPISTASIS
_____NOSEBLEED C. VERTIGO
_____REDNESS D. ANOREXIA
_____BLUENESS E. DYSPNEA
_____DIZZINESS F. URTICARIA
_____VOMITING G. ERYTHEMIA
_____LOSS OF APPITITE H. CYANOSIS
_____DIFFICULTY IN BREATHING I. TINNITIS
_____SWELLING J. DYSURIA
_____FAINTING K. HEMATURIA
_____BLOOD IN URINE L. POLYURIA
_____PAINFUL URINATION M. SYNCOPE
_____MUCH URINATION N. EDEMA
THE FOLLOWING QUESTION DEALS WITH FRACTURES. MATCH THE TYPE IN COLUMN II WITH IT’S DEFINITION IN COLUMN I.
COLUMN 1 COLUMN II
_____ ONE CAUSED BECAUSE THE A. SIMPLE
BONE IS ALREADY WEAKENED
BY ANOTHER DISEASE, SUCH
_____ ONE END OF THE FRACTURE IS B. COMPOUND
PUSHED INTO THE OTHER
_____ FRACTURE STRAIGHT ACROSS C. COMMINUNATED
_____ THERE ARE FRAGMENTS OF BONE D. GREENSTICK
BROKEN OFF AT THE SITE OF THE
_____ NO BREAK IN THE SKIN OCCURS E.COMPLETE
_____ COMMONLY FOUND IN F.TELESCOPED
CHILDREN. THE BONE WILL
SPLINTER ON ONE SIDE ONLY,
NOT ALL THE WAY ACROSS
_____ BREAK IN THE SKIN OCCURS. G.TRANSVERSE
MANY TIMES THE BONE PROTRUDES
_____ COMPLETE SEPERATION OF THE H.PATHOLOGIC
10. The xyphoid tip is located at the level of:
11. What is one of the clinical indications for an upper airway exam?
12. A routine PA chest radiograph is taken at a 72” for what purpose?
13. When taking a PA radiograph of the chest, the shoulders are rolled forward to;
14. How many lobes are there in the left lung?
15. What are the routine projections for an UGI and the structure demonstrated in each?
16. What are the routine projections for a Double contrast BE and the structure demonstrated in each?
17. Discuss considerations when performing a BE on a geriatric and pediatric patient?
18. What are the four methods used to study the small intestine. Briefly describe each?
19. List four pathologies of the UGI tract and a description of each?
20. List four pathologies on the LGI and a description of each?