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patient care exam 2
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T/F By asking a patient what his or her moving capabilities are, the radiographer provides only the assistance needed to move the patient comfortably.
When caring for a patient who is disabled and is difficult to move, it is best to:
Obtain as much help as necessary to avoid injury to the patient and to the radiographer
The ideal way to perform a transfer is to:
Allow the patient to do as much work as possible
T/F When lifting a patient from a wheelchair, the weaker person should lift the torso.
T/F The cart transfer device that may require some lifting [rather than sliding the patient] could be a drawsheet.
When preparing to lift a patient from a stretcher to the table, what is an important thing to ask the patient [besides ID, chance of pregnancy]?
how much can they move on their own? What can you do to help?
If a radiographer places his/her hand on a patient's shoulder, this is an example of what type of support?
On the pyramid of Abraham Mazlow's hierarchy of needs, which one of the needs must be met first in order to proceed to the next?
Which institution protects workers and students from work-related injuries and illnesses?
The HIPAA law was enacted in 1996 to protect patients from a breach of privacy regarding their:
What law protects information regarding a patient's medical chart, diagnosis and prognosis?
5 phases of grief
principles of proper body alignment, movement and balance
base of support
portion of the body in contact with the floor
center of gravity
the point at which the mass on ant body is centered
caused by standing up or sitting up too quickly
Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
-Physiologic needs-Safety & security-Love & belonging-Self-esteem-Self-actualization
which hospital department is responsible for employee recruitment
a certificate of need provides permission for which of the following
developing new resources
the management style designed to involve every employee in the workplace is known as
who is responsible for linking the radiology department to the medical staff
The patient must perceive the radiographer as genuine, respectful, and empathic to establish an open dialog.
according to Dr. Eric Cassell, how do radiographers become part of the "healing process"
by showing interest in the patient's well being
one patient describes a cough as productive, and another patient describes a cough as nonproductive; under which element of the clinical history do these descriptions fall?
what is the significance of a good clinical history?
is focuses the radiologist's attention on a specific area
all of the following are used to provide a better history to the radiologists except
asking close ended questions
in determining the severity of a patient's ankle injury, which of the following questions would be appropriate?
"Can you put any weight on the injured ankle?"
in which of the following ways does the radiographer use leading questions?
they should be avoided
the standards for the maintenance and adequacy of health records are established by the
Student radiologic technologists bear no responsibility for patient confidentiality.
health information departments are support service departments
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