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Health Management

Dose Creep: Unnoticed Variations in Diagnostic Radiation Exposures

2015 11 May

ECRI’s Top 10 Health Hazards 2015 (ECRI 2014) lists at no. 7 “dose creep”, which is a pattern of radiation exposure levels (ie, dose) being increased by clinicians over time in an attempt to achieve better image quality in diagnostic radiography. Although it is unlikely to result in immediate harm, it’s an insidious problem that can have long-term... Read more