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Understanding X-rays (cont.)

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Author: Benjamin C. Wedro, MD, FAAEM

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: John R Cameron, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Departments of Medical Physics, Radiology and Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Visiting Professor, Departments of Radiation Oncology and Physics, University of Florida.

Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Jerry Balentine, DO, Professor of Emergency Medicine, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine; Medical Director, Saint Barnabas Hospital.


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Last Editorial Review: 3/16/2009

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