X-Rays

X-radiation (composed of X-rays) is a form of electromagnetic radiation. Most X-rays have a wavelength in the range of 0.01 to 10 nanometers, corresponding to frequencies in the range 30 petahertz to 30 exahertz (3×1016 Hz to 3×1019 Hz) and energies in the range 100 eV to 100 keV. However, much higher-energy X-rays can be generated for medical and industrial uses, for example radiotherapy, which utilizes linear accelerators to generate X-rays in the ranges of 6–20 MeV. X-ray wavelengths are shorter than those of UV rays and typically longer than those of gamma rays.
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  • Information Regarding Neck Injuries

    … a neck injury is diagnosed, the recommended course of treatment will depend on the specific diagnosis. Some recommendations can include taking painkillers, physical therapy, chiropractic care, physical rest, muscle relaxers, cortisone shots, and in some rare circumstances, surgery. Because treating neck pain often takes time, the costs can add up…

    Gabriel Levin/ levininjuryfirm.com- 12 readers -
  • Frontal Lobe Brain Injuries

    … swelling or bleeding that may occur as a result of these injuries. After surgery, you may need a speech therapist and extensive physical therapy to help you regain your language and motor skills. During treatment, expect to have a range of MRI scans, CT scans and x-rays ordered by doctors, and a range of other tests to check on inflammation markers…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 23 readers -
  • Universities Newest False Claims Act (Whistleblower) Target

    …. Just weeks before, the Justice Department resolved another case against a university hospital, this one involving the University of Missouri – Columbia. Prosecutors there said some physicians certified and billed Medicare, Tricare and Medicaid for reviewing the X-rays and MRI images when, in fact, they had not reviewed them. The university paid…

    Due Diligence- 8 readers -
  • Dog Bites can Lead to Infections

    …; Weak or stiff muscles; Tingling or loss of sensation; Fever and/or chills; Respiratory difficulties. If you experience any of the above symptoms or anything else out of the ordinary following your dog bite, you should immediately seek a medical evaluation. A doctor can perform blood tests and x-rays to diagnose an infection. You may…

    Gabriel Levin/ levininjuryfirm.com- 9 readers -
  • Feds Examine Portable X-Ray Services (Medicare Fraud Whistleblower)

    …. For Medicare to cover the services and pay the bills, the portable x-ray services must be medically necessary. They also must be ordered by a physician. The physician’s order must specify the reason why the x-ray is required, the area of the body to be exposed, the number of x-rays to be taken, the views needed, and why portable x-ray services…

    Due Diligence- 21 readers -
  • Can I sue for my burn injury?

    … are the most common type of radiation burn. Alternatively, X-rays and radiation therapy can also cause injury, in which case the patient may be eligible to file medical malpractice charges. Radiation burns can cause redness and, potentially, cancerous growths and internal damage. Types of Burn Injuries While the cause and type of a burn (thermal…

    Gabriel Levin/ levininjuryfirm.com- 16 readers -
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  • When Medicare Fraud Kills Patients

    … Jury Convicts 69 Year Old “Doctor” of Medicare Fraud. Two Patients Dead. Medicare fraud is a victimless crime, right? Unfortunately, some folks still see things that way. That attitude may account for why Medicare fraud costs taxpayers tens of billions of dollars each year. Who says? The FBI! Obviously Medicare fraud isn’t a victimless crime…

    Due Diligence- 39 readers -
  • Back Pain After a Car Accident

    … accident, even if it was a minor collision, you should check-in with a medical professional. It is important to undergo diagnostic testing, x-rays, CT scans, and treatment before the condition worsens. Indicators of common auto accident-related back injuries include: Whiplash Typically happens in rear-end collisions that cause your head and body…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 37 readers -
  • Can Technology Help You Avoid A Chicago Car Accident?

    … want to help you recover the compensation that you deserve. In the past, we have successfully obtained compensation to cover the cost of accident-related ambulance bills, hospital or doctor visits, medical testing and x-rays, lost wages, physical therapy, pain and suffering, and other damages. After we evaluate your case, our experienced Chicago…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 31 readers -
  • Urethral Injuries from Car Accidents

    … Inability to empty bladder Fortunately, a urethral injury on its own is seldom life-threatening, but if left untreated it can result in permanent impairments. It is recommended that patients with one or more clinical signs undergo further testing. You may need an x-rays, urethrography, or a pelvic exam to assess the extent of internal injuries. In some…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 34 readers -
  • Dooring Accidents

    … or the motorist could be at fault. However, with the help of a skilled Chicago personal injury lawyer you may be able to receive compensation for your injuries. If you recently suffered critical injuries due to a negligent driver opening his car door in your path, the knowledgeable Chicago personal injury attorneys at Staver Law Group will work…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 30 readers -
  • Herniated Discs – Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

    … of the extremities. If the medical professional suspects the pain may be caused by something other than a herniated disc, other tests will be done to rule out other causes and confirm the diagnosis of herniated disc. These include imaging tests such as X-rays, MRIs, CT scans or a myelogram. Nerve tests may also be conducted. Herniated Disc Treatment…

    Ethan Manning/ www.bluegrassjustice.com- 42 readers -
  • How Common Are Diagnostic Errors?

    … When we go to see our doctor, we trust him or her to accurately diagnose the problem and treat us. Unfortunately, diagnostic errors are dangerously common. Diagnostic errors can be defined as diagnosis that is missed, wrong or delayed, as detected by some subsequent test or finding. Many times, misread tests or X-rays can lead to a problematic…

    Jess Gambacurta/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 36 readers -
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