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Trauma Patients Exposed to Equivalent of 1,005 Chest X-Rays


 
 

| Tuesday, March 4, 2008


Trauma patients treated in U.S. emergency rooms on average are exposed to radiation equivalent to 1,005 chest X-rays each, enough to raise their risk of cancer, researchers reported on Monday.

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