TITLE

On "Phantom Risks" Associated with Diagnostic Ionizing Radiation: Evidence in Support of Revising Radiography Standards and Regulations in Chiropractic

AUTHOR(S)
Oakley, Paul A.; Harrison, Donald D.; Harrison, Deed E.; Haas, Jason W.
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association;Dec2005, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p264
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the lack of scientific evidence for health risks associated with the routine use of radiography at low doses of ionizing radiation. Key issues discussed include the inability to reliably measure risks in the diagnostic range, a review of medical research data suggesting that diagnostic ionizing radiation may even have health benefits and the issues' implications for chiropractic medicine.
ACCESSION #
19688862

 

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