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Mayo Clinic Cuts Down X-ray Radiation Exposure
2012-08-22 08:21:40

The Mayo Clinic has instituted a new set of policies that reduces patient exposure to the harmful radiation associated with X-ray imaging by almost 50 percent, while maintaining an elite level of care.

2012-08-07 13:18:59

White children are more likely to receive cranial (head) CT scans in an emergency department following minor head trauma, compared with African-American or Hispanic children.

2012-07-26 13:15:49

Adding computed tomography (CT) scans to standard screening procedures may help emergency room staff more rapidly determine which patients complaining of chest pain are having a heart attack or may soon have a heart attack, and which patients can be safely discharged.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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