FDA increasing oversight of radiology

May 2010
Healthcare Risk Management;May2010, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p57
The article discusses the announcement of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wherein the oversights of the three most potent forms of medical radiation including computed tomography (CT) scans will be strengthen.


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