What is the essential patient preparation order for radiographic examination of
the stomach and duodenum?
a. Cleansing enema 1-2 hours before appointment.
b. Nothing by mouth for a period of 8-12 hours prior to appointment.
Six telepaque tablets 10-14 hours before appointment.
d. Laxative 4-6 hours prior to appointment.
Ice-cold normal saline solution may be used in place of water as a vehicle for the
contrast medium in radiographic studies of the:
b. Small intestines.
When the sigmoid colon is of special interest, a projection may be made with the
patient supine, left hip down, right hip and trunk rotated upward __________ to
a. 10, 20.
b. 20, 50.
d. 40, 75.
To inflate the retention cuff on the double-contrast rectal enema tip, which of the
following is used?
a. Air pump.
b. Blood pressure bulb.
d. 60 cc syringe.