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The Federal Office for Radiation Protection (BfS) provides you free of charge with information about many key topics around radiation protection. Some of our brochures are available in English language.

To see all brochures in German language, please refer to German website.

X-rays: benefit and risk

X-ray diagnostics can be of major benefit for the individual patient but can also pose a risk to them. What you should know of X-radiation has been summarised in this brochure.

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