In this Go!Cards set, you will find a total of 50 questions and answers on the topic of X-Ray (Part 2) to prepare for the Radiology Board Examination. You can quickly review and test the most important facts before the exam to see where your knowledge stands.
Our Go!Cards were developed according to the current European Training Curriculum for Radiology of the European Society of Radiology (ESR).
This set includes 50 questions and answers with the following subchapters:
- X-Ray Equipment
- X-Ray Specifics (Children and Pregnancy)
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The specific learning objectives corresponding to the ESR’s European Radiology Training Curriculum for Radiology are:
B-I-14 Radiation Protection Education and Training
- To list the components of an X-ray unit and explain the process of X-ray generation
- To explain the function of filters and diaphragms
- To list the common analogue and digital detectors, explain their function and their relative pros and cons
- To explain the role of screens (in analogue radiography) and grids and their effect on image quality and exposure
- To describe the methods and tools for dose management in diagnostic radiology: radiography, fluoroscopy, CT, mammography, and those for paediatric patients
B-I-15 Principles of Imaging Technology & Molecular Imaging
- To describe the structure, role and function of filters, collimators and grids
- To explain the principles of radiographic image acquisition
- To explain the principles of digital image acquisition / digital radiography
- To list and describe the factors affecting image quality in conventional and digital radiography
- To describe the principles of fluoroscopy
- To describe the principles of soft tissue radiography, e.g. in mammography
- To explain the principles of specimen radiography