X-rays in Medicine

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X-Rays in Medicine

Used in hospitals for x-ray machines - X-Ray Photographs

- They are transmitted through healthy tissue, but are absorbed by deser material like bone, tumors and metal

- They affect photgraphic paper like light does so can be used to take photographs

- These can be used to help doctors diagnose patients with medical conditions such as bone fractures and dental problems

Problems:

- Developing tissue are more harmed by x-rays (such as babies)

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