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Can a portable neonatal abdomen xray hurt a baby?

Can a portable neonatal abdomen xray hurt a baby?

No: Radiation risk form x -rays is minimum, doctors will not order if it is not needed. ...Read more

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Dr. Anthony Filly
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Roentgen Rays (Definition)

Roentgen rays are another term for x-rays, which are a form of electromagnetic radiation (other types include light and microwaves). X-rays are used to provide imaging with plain ...Read more


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Could a portable neonatal abdomen xray fulfill the requirement that the arrt wants for a pediatric abdomen?

Could a portable neonatal abdomen xray fulfill the requirement that the arrt wants for a pediatric abdomen?

Often, yes: I do not know what 'arrt' means, so i cannot address that specific issue. In the neonatal unit, almost all the abdominal x-rays are done portably. There are specific instances when one wuld need to transport the baby off the unit toget more high quality images or images with contrast such as an upper GI study or esophagram. ...Read more

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Shortness of breath, tachacardia, hypertension, on propranol, CT clear from head to abdomen, xray clear, blood urine EKG echo clear, no idea what?

Shortness of breath, tachacardia, hypertension, on propranol, CT clear from head to abdomen, xray clear, blood urine EKG echo clear, no idea what?

Try another drug : Propranolol is used to treat hypertension. It will generally lower your heart rate. A side effect, however, is bronchospasm (asthma) which could explain your shortness of breath. Your propanolol dose is not sufficient to lower your blood pressure or heart rate, but may be causing side effects so it shouldn't be increased. The best way to sort this out might be to try another antihypertensive. ...Read more

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How do they do an abdominal x-ray?

How do they do an abdominal x-ray?

The source of the: X-ray is a machine where electrons are accelerated in a vacuum to hit a tungsten target, the radiation passes through to a plate, leaving a picture of contrast absorbed (white) vs passed through (black) regions. Water density is grey. ...Read more

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If you get an abdominal X-ray what shows up?

If you get an abdominal X-ray what shows up?

Many things: But generally, abdominal xrays are used to look for abnormal bowel patterns, perforations of the bowel, or problems of the bones of the pelvis, such as fractures. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: abdominal x-ray?

Abdominal X-ray: Plain x-ray of the abdomen. The film can show the overall pattern of the intestines , stomach & liver. If there is a perforation (puncture) of the intestine or stomach, the x-ray is useful for showing "free air." if the intestine is obstructed(blocked) this may be seen as significant enlargement of the intestine due to air & stool which cannot pass ...Read more

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Is an abdominal X-ray safe if you get 3 or 4 in one month?

Is an abdominal X-ray safe if you get 3 or 4 in one month?

Probably.: A single-shot x-ray should not harm your fetus. A full ct-scan on the other hand is much more dangerous and should be replaced with MRI when possible. ...Read more

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How many rad are in a pelvic and abdominal x-ray?

REM is the term: Used for occupational or exposure, rad for absorbed dose. In the ramge of 1 to 10 rem. ...Read more

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What does a dark, cauliflower shaped spot on my abdominal X-ray mean?

What does a dark, cauliflower shaped spot on my abdominal X-ray mean?

Where is the spot?: Abdominal plain films encompass almost the entire abdomen including the gut and solid organs, as well as bony structures. Where was the spot in question, and what was the official radiologist reading of your films? (both pieces of info will help us provide you an answer). ...Read more