CT Dose in Children

November 24, 2014

Yahoo! Health, Day in Health
By Lisa Collier Cool

Highly regarded healthcare journalist Lisa Collier Cool covers the risks of sending children straight to CT for scans to investigate potential appendicitis.  She points out that ionizing radiation from CT  poses cancer threats to children and that ultrasound is a viable alternative and could be the first line of imaging for children for certain diagnostic investigations.

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