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.
Posts about X-Rays
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    … 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

    …Has a loved one recently suffered a frontal lobe injury due to the negligence or actions of another person or company? By hiring a Dallas brain injury lawyer, you may be able to recover money damages for medical bills, future treatment, and lost wages. Call Rasansky Law Firm today at 1-877-405-4313 for your free and confidential consultation…

    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…

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  • 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)

    … of portable x-ray services. Over a 22 month period, Precision Health submitted over 97,000 claims for reimbursement. Auditors selected a random, stratified sample of 117 claims for review. Of those, the audit found 29 were improperly paid. That equates to 24.7%, something we often see with radiology providers. Medicare pays for portable x-ray…

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  • Can I sue for my burn injury?

    … an appliance is dropped in water, when a child chews on an electrical cord, or when an object is inserted into an outlet or electrical appliance. The degree of injury depends on the type of current, the voltage, and the pathway the current takes through the body. Radiation Burns: Prolonged exposure to radiation can cause burn damage. Sunburns…

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

    … died because of improperly read X-rays. Everyone makes mistakes including doctors. Ordinarily, a physician who misreads an x-ray is guilty of medical malpractice. When the owner of a radiology company directs non-doctors to read and interpret x-rays, ultrasounds and cardiology tests, the behavior becomes a crime. Last month a federal jury…

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  • Back Pain After a Car Accident

    … and hopeless. You may have to take unpaid time off work, and undergo expensive medical treatments. Managing back pain often requires extensive physical therapy, chiropractic care, and prescription medication. Luckily, you can get the help you need with support from ourexperienced car accident injury attorneys. The dedicated Chicago personal…

    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

    …, bicycle collision, or rollover accident are prone to increased risk of urethral injuries. Medical studies have shown that “urethral injury is a common complication of pelvic trauma,” and almost a quarter of adults experience related issues after a pelvic injury. Causes often involve blunt force trauma to the pelvis or abdomen (e.g. when your lower body…

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

    … undergo a full medical assessment as soon as possible after a crash. Your claim settlement can cover the cost of all your medical expenses, including x-rays, hospital visits, prescription drugs, physical therapy, and treatment plans. Please contact one of Staver Law Group’s experienced Chicago dooring accident lawyers today at for more information. The post Dooring Accidents appeared first on Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer. …

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

    … the spine together and also act as “shock absorbers” which allows the spine to have some flexibility. What is a Herniated Disc When the cushion gets a crack in it, some of the jelly-like substance oozes out and irritates nearby nerves which may cause pain. The condition is referred to by several names. Herniated disc is the most common term…

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  • How Common Are Diagnostic Errors?

    … of the time! According to research done at the Johns Hopkins medical school, diagnostic errors account for the largest percent of U.S. malpractice claims, contributing to the most severe patient harm and the highest sums of penalty payouts. According to David E. Newman-Toker, M.D., Ph.D., an associate professor at the Johns Hopkins University School…

    Jess Gambacurta/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 36 readers -
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