TITLE

Dose Reduction in CT

AUTHOR(S)
Hemme, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Radiologic Technology;Nov/Dec2010, Vol. 82 Issue 2, p196
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study on the reduction of radiation dose of the computed tomography (CT) scans in patients. It states that implementation of new technology will allow facilities and technologists to reduce dose. It says that reducing the exposure of patients in CT is important because dose from CT scans is greater than other imaging modes. It mentions that patient education and continuing education of radiology professionals will help in raising the awareness on the risks involved in CT.
ACCESSION #
54890172

 

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