X-Rays in medicine

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  • Created on: 23-04-14 12:56
X-Rays have a ......... frequency
High
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X-rays are ...... wavelength
short
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X-rays are ....... waves
electromagnetic
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Xrays can be transmitted through...
Healthy tissue
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X-rays are absorbed by dense materials such as
Bones
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X-rays can be used to take
photographs
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The bright parts of X-ray images are where fewer x-rays are transmitted. This is a ............ image
Negative
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X-rays are used as a way to diagnose
broken bones
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X-ray images can be formed electronically using
charge-coupled devices
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What is a CCD made from
silicon chips
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The abbreviation of Computerised axial tomography
CT Scan
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CT scans produce high resolution images of soft and hard ....
tissue
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X-rays are used to treat
Cancer
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X-rays cause
Ionisation
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High doses of X-rays can kill
Living cells
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The name given to people who work with X-ray machines or CT scanners
Radiographer
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the metal that protects radiographers from to much exposure to radiation in X-rays
Lead
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Why do CT scanners rotate?
3D image
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X-rays are ...... wavelength

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short

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X-rays are ....... waves

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Xrays can be transmitted through...

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X-rays are absorbed by dense materials such as

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