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Radiologic and Imaging Sciences Study Set 1

Medicine

Quiz 20 :

Medical Emergencies

Quiz 20 :

Medical Emergencies

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A 16-year-old patient comes to the diagnostic imaging department for a CT examination.He is lying on the table in a supine position and suddenly seems to lose consciousness and begins to move violently,with jerking motions.You realize that he is having a generalized seizure.The action that you must take is
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D

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When comparing hyperglycemia with hypoglycemia,hyperglycemia
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C

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When comparing a semi-automatic AED device with an automatic device,
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A

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A common name for an emergency cart within medical imaging is the _____ cart.
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The single most important action for the radiographer when administering emergency care is
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What is the first thing you should do if a patient who is standing turns pale and says he feels dizzy?
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The type of shock that is a result of severe loss of blood is
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In preparation for any emergent situation,the professional technologist should become familiar with
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An effective method to handle a patient with an asthmatic attack during a radiographic procedure would be to
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After the administration of an iodine-based contrast into a patient,it is important for the technologist to observe the patient for
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The medical term for a temporary suspension of consciousness is
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What type of shock is caused by loss of blood from a knife or gunshot wound?
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When working with burn patients,it is critically important to
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When caring for a patient with epistaxis,the patient
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As you are radiographing a patient from the emergency department who has a knife wound to the upper extremity,you notice that his wound dressing is becoming saturated with blood quickly,and he is getting lightheaded.You should
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You have come upon a motor vehicle accident as the first person to arrive.As you assess the victim's level of consciousness,you begin to ask questions and encourage the victim to respond.During your efforts to do so,the victim has no verbal response to any stimuli,but his leg moves with your touch and pinch.This person demonstrates what level of consciousness?
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Which of the following is most appropriate for a patient to counteract hypoglycemia?
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What type of shock can result from a severe reaction to the contrast media used in radiographic examinations?
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What type of shock is caused by a failure of the heart to pump enough blood to the vital organs including the brain?
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Symptoms of a head injury include
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