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A patient is placed into a recumbent position facing downward. The xray tube is directed horizontally and enters the left side and exits the right side of the body. An image receptor is placed against the right side of the patient. Which position has been performed?
Three structural classifications of joints
fibrous, cartilaginous, synovial
What term implies that the central ray will be angled?
Turning the arm so that the palm of the hand faces forward or upward is called:
The umbilicus is located on the _____ surface of the body.
A patient who is facing forward with his arms at his sides and palms facing forward is in the _______ position
What is the name of the projection in which the central ray merely skims the body part?
The terms radiograph and image receptor refer to the same thing
Which plane divides the body into right and left parts?
Which plane divides the body into anterior and posterior portions?
How many separate bones are found in the adult human body?
A patient is placed in a recumbent position facing upward. The left side of the body is turned 30 degrees toward the image receptor. Which specific position has been performed?
A decubitus position is one in which the patient is placed in a __________ position
The role of the radiographer is to produce and interpret the radiographic image.
Which of the following is not a position:
X-rays were discovered by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen in
The ear is ___________ to the nose
What is the name of the specific position where the central ray enters the left side of the chest and exits the opposite?
The direction or path of the central ray (CR) of the xray beam defines the positioning term:
A patient is standing with her right side against the IR. The position of the patient is:
Which term means the opposite of dorsum?
Which term refers to the position where the head is lower than the feet.
Movement of the arm toward the central axis of the body is called:
the elbow is _______ to the wrist
The knee is ________ to the ankle
All radiographs should be marked with info related to:
1. Patient identification
2. Patient Position
What is another name for transverse plane
The name of the radiographic position in which the patient's right side is placed against the IR and the CR enters the left side of the body is:
right lateral position
The name of the projection in which the CR enters the top of the foot and exits the bottom of the foot is:
A patient is lying supine with the left side rotated away from the image receptor, what position is this?
Which plane is parallel to the IR when the patient is placed in a lateral position?
How many projections are required in a wrist joint?
What term means the opposite of extension
An outward movement of the foot at the ankle is termed:
The radiographic position in which the patient is upright facing the x-ray tube with the left side of the body rotated toward the IR 45 degrees is referred to as:
The patient is lying on his/her back with the IR against the patients left side. The CR is horizontal and parallel to the floor and enters the right side of the patient and exits the left. Which specific radiographic position has been performed?
The name of the radiographic projection in which the central ray enters the medial aspect of the knee and exits the lateral aspect is:
The term projection is defined as the:
path of the CR as it exits the the x-ray tube and passes through the patient
The radiographic position in which the patient is recumbent and the CR is directed horizontally so that is is parallel to the floor is termed:
What is the minimum number projections performed for a knee?
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