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2011-04-05 12:05:19

The number of children receiving computed tomography (CT) scans in emergency rooms is on the rise, according to a study published online and in the June print edition of Radiology. These extra tests may expose children to adult-sized radiation doses and potential risks for cancer down the road. To study CT utilization trends in children, Dr. Larson and colleagues from the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center used data frm the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey from...

2010-11-30 07:51:33

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ The use of computed tomography (CT) in U.S. emergency rooms is growing exponentially. If the growth trend continues, by 2011, nearly 20 percent of all emergency department (ED) visits may involve a CT scan, according to this study. "It is not surprising that CT utilization has increased," lead researcher David B. Larson, M.D., M.B.A., director of quality improvement in the department of radiology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in Ohio, was quoted...

2010-11-29 12:53:17

A new study reports that the use of computed tomography (CT) in the nation's emergency departments is growing exponentially. If the growth trend continues, by 2011, nearly 20 percent of all emergency department (ED) visits may involve a CT exam. The results of this study were presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) and published online and in the journal Radiology. "It is not surprising that CT utilization has increased," said lead researcher...


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