What is X-ray?
X-ray is radiation in small amounts that is projected through the target area of the body to take images of internal organs and bones.
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What are X-rays used for?
X-rays are used for many purposes, such as determining if a bone is broken, seeing internal organs and looking for cancer. In some forms ofX-rays, a chemical called contrast medium is given to help outline a specific body area the images.
What does the equipment look like?
This page shows two pictures of our X-ray equipment. There are several types of X-ray machines, but they all have an X-ray camera and table. Some tables are stationary while others stand for upright X-rays.
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