This page describes a Qedoc learning module or quiz entitled "Radiography Challenge". You can download the module from this page to put on your computer. You can also launch the module straight off the web using the launch quiz link on the right-hand side of this page. Another way to access this quiz is to install the Qedoc Quiz Player and bring up its directory of downloadable quizzes. Whichever way you choose to use it, it's free.
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The Society of Medical Radiographers (Malta) invites radiographers to take up this challenge and test their knowledge about important historical events and some other technical aspects pertaining to the radiography profession. The module contains the following activities:
- Radiography Challenge. Test your knowledge about some historical, technical or other radiography related events and issues.
The following is a short sample of the questions in this module and may help to better assess the level, topic and suitability of the material for your purposes. Images are omitted and the questions may not make complete sense without the context of the interactive answer activities which follow them in the module. To best preview this module, click the launch link at the top right of this page.
- A radiographer can optimise the radiaiton dose during theatre procedures by: 1. Keeping the x-ray tube as close the patient as possible 2. Making use of pulsed screening 3. Collimating to area of interest 4. Making use of magnification features 5. Keeping the x-ray tube beneath the patient
- A radiographer initially sets up exposure factors for a knee x-ray. Upon seeing the patient who had a large and swollen knee, the radiographer decides to make use of a grid for the projections. The grid factor of the grid to be used is 3. This means that the radiographer should:
- In skull radiography, which projection requires the OMBL and the MSP to be perpendicular to the image receptor, with a caudal tube angulation of 30 degrees
- Sir Godfrey N. Hounsfield won a Nobel Prize in Medicine for inventing Computed Axial Tomography in:
- In nuclear medicine, patients sometimes undergo a Tc-99m DTPA scan. What does DTPA stand for?
- What is the maximum monthly radiaiton exposure dose allowed for the pregnant radiographer?
- According to the inverse square law, doubling the distance from a radiation souce will:
- The approximate effective radiaiton dose for a CT scan of the abdome and pelvis is:
- For a given examination, dose to which anatomical structure will be the greatest?
- Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen took his first X-ray, that of his wife's hand, on the:
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