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Chapter 11-19 Fundamentals of Radiology
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Ethics is a discipline that deals with which one of the following?
Morals as they relate to behavior
Patients presenting themselves for radiographic examination are first impressed by which one of the following?
Personal appearance of technologist
When a patient asks the technologist what the radiograph shows about his or her condition, the technologist should respond by:
Telling the patient that the referring physcian will have the answers.
Which one of the following behaviors would be considered unethical for a technologist?
Criticizing the physician
If an instructor is regimental or appears distant, students should:
Take responsibility for their own learning
The technologists first duty is to the:
Technologists who examine terminally ill patients whould do which of the following?
Simply respect the patient's right of choice
Some patients require more time and attention than others because of which of the following?
They are sicker
Professional confidentiality means
with-holding medical and personal information about the patient, maintaining the confidence entrusted to you, respecting the patient's right to privacy
Moral and ethical conducct of individuals who are interacting with patients for radiographic examinations is a responsibility of whom?
Radiologists, technologists, and students
An effective defense for a technologist sued by a patient claiming negligence would be:
The examination was performed in a manner that was customary and accepted in the medical community
who is the person who is fomally accused in a lawsuit?
Res Ipsa Loquitur is a latin phrase meaning;
"The thing speaks for itself"
What is the underlying motivation for all forms of law?
To protect pepple and property, to provide a means for correcting injustice, to compensate for injury
Which of the following conditions would not be a valid consent condition?
Be a member of the medical profession
Situations in which a tort action may be brought against a technologist are:
Imprudent conduct by the radioligic technologist, bodily harm inflicted on a patient, invasion of privacy
The following conditons would be considered a breach of standard care except:
The patient's condition did not improve after the test
Law in out society is based on which of the following?
state and federal constitutions, statutes of state and federal legislature, regulations issued by the executive branch
Laws are framed and shaped by which of the following needs?
community values and laws are:
Generally in agreement
Patient information may be given without the patient's consent to:
Performance standards for the radiology department are set by the:
hospital standards are set to conform with:
The Joint Commission guidelines
What is the primary concern of a hospital?
An organization chart is designed to indicate which of the following?
Lines of authority, positions of personnel, areas of responsibility
The hospital-wide committee that functions to maintain safe working conditions is the committee on:
An in-service education program in radiology departments is:
RAdiology department policies and procedures are contained in the:
Department procedures manual
The person responsibile for verifying the qualifications of the technical staff is the:
Radiologic compliance evaluation is a function of:
The quality assurance program
standards for hospital services are established by:
The Joint Commission
What was the purpose of the certificate of need requirement?
To limit equipment and space to the community needs
Staffing needs are computed by:
The number of procedures per year, the number of radiographic rooms available, and the type of procedures performed
The decision to purchase new radiology equipment is based on which of the following?
The number of patients who need radiographic service
In the typical general service hospital, 30% of all radiographic exams will be
The cost of a radiographic examination includes the cost of:
Labor, Film and film development, equipment
The most important factor to consider when purchasing radiography equipment is:
The cost of producing a radiograph is highest for:
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