Nuclear Medicine Technology Study Guide: A Technologist’s by Andrzej Moniuszko

By Andrzej Moniuszko

Nuclear drugs know-how examine consultant provides a complete evaluation of nuclear medication rules and ideas valuable for technologists to cross board examinations. The perform questions and content material persist with the ideas of the Nuclear medication expertise Certification Board (NMTCB) and American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT), permitting attempt takers to maximise their good fortune in passing the examinations. The e-book is prepared via sections of accelerating hassle, with over six hundred multiple-choice questions overlaying all components of nuclear drugs, together with radiation defense; radionuclides and radiopharmaceuticals; instrumentation and qc; sufferer care; and diagnostic and healing approaches. distinctive solutions and motives to the perform questions stick with. Supplementary chapters comprise nuclear drugs formulation, numbers, and a thesaurus of phrases for simple entry by way of readers. also, test-taking innovations are covered.

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Every received package holding radioisotopes must be logged in properly. The incoming package logbook must include all of the following data EXCEPT: (A) Product name (B) Date (C) Driver’s name (D) Received activity 84. The inferior wall of the left ventricle commonly demonstrates a decreased count density most likely caused by photons attenuation. All of the following can cause attenuation artifacts in the inferior wall of the left ventricle EXCEPT: (A) The left diaphragm (B) The right ventricle wall (C) The right ventricle blood pool (D) The right diaphragm 85.

15 Bone scintigraphy 146. Different levels of radioactivities are being handled in different areas of nuclear medicine departments. Radioactivities in the range of millicurie levels are carried out in the section of NM department designated as: (A) Warm area (B) Hot area (C) Lukewarm area (D) Cold area 38 2 Practice Test #1: Difficulty Level – Easy 147. Technetium-99m and technetium-99 are: (A) Isotones (B) Isobars (C) Isomers (D) Isotopes 148. When performing daily intrinsic floods, a point source of Tc-99m is placed five crystal dimensions away and centered over the detector.

The period of time required for the concentration or amount of drug in the body to be reduced by 50% (percent) is known as: (A) Absorption time (B) Half-life (C) Therapeutic index (D) Potency 171. Slowed or stopped intravenous (IV) infusion, swelling, pain, and coldness around the needle site indicate: (A) Infiltration (B) Inflammation (C) Infection (D) Infraction 172. ” Small amount of blurring is present if the images are acquired by: (A) Step and shoot (B) Both methods (C) Continuous (D) Neither method Questions 43 173.

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