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An after-action review of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital emergency radiology response to the Boston Marathon bombings highlights the crucial role medical imaging plays in emergency situations
Each year, more than two million critically ill patients are transferred from one hospital emergency department (ED) to another for appropriate care.
Physicians should review a patientâ€™s CT imaging history and cumulative radiation dose when considering whether to perform another CT exam, according to researchers at Brigham and Womenâ€™s Hospital, Boston, MA, and Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.
Patients who undergo numerous CT scans over their lifetime may be at increased risk for cancer, according to a study published in the April issue of Radiology.
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