True/False

If a patient is younger than 18 years of age, any confidential information obtained during the procedure must be shared with the patient or guardian.

False

True/False

The technologist must provide a preliminary interpretation of any radiographs if requested by the referring physician.

False

True/False

Personal patient information can be shared with another technologist even if he or she has no role in that patient's procedure.

False

True/False

The technologist can explain a radiographic procedure to the patient without permission from the referring physician or radiologist.

True

The minimum number of projections required for the knee

Three

The minimum number of projections required for the fourth finger

Three

The minimum number of projections required for the humerus

Two

The minimum number of projections required for the sternum

Two

The minimum number of projections required for the ankle

Three

The minimum number of projections required for the Tibia/fibula

Two

The minimum number of projections required for the chest

Two

The minimum number of projections required for the hand

Three

The minimum number of projections required for the hip (proximal femur)

Two

The minimum numbner of projections required for the forearm

Two

Which radiographic procedure requires only a single AP projection to be taken?

Pelvis

A patient enters the emergency room with a fractured forearm. The fracture is set, or reduced. The orthopedic physician orders a post reduction serries. How many projections are required?

Two

A patient comes to radiology for a rib study. What is the minimum number of projections that must be performed?

Two

A patient enters the emergency room with a possible fractured ankle. She can move it but it is painful. What is the minimum number of projections that must be performed?

Three

A patient enters the emergency room with a small piece of wire embedded in the palm of the hand. What is the minimum number of projections required for this study?

Two

A patient has fallen on the ice and has a possible fractured hip (proximal femur). What is the minimum number of projections that should be taken for this patient?

Two

A patient enters the emergency room with a possible fractured little (5th) toe. What is the minimum number of projections that must be taken?

Three

What positioning routines should be performed for a wrist study?

PA, Oblique, and lateral projections

What positioning routines should be performed for a chest study?

PA and lateral projections

The technique for localizing bony and soft tissue of radiographic landmarks is termed:

Palpitation