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IMAGING Management

National Dose Levels for Common Adult CT Exams

2017 26 Feb

Using data from the world's largest CT dose index registry, researchers have established national dose levels for common adult CT examinations. Results of the two-year study published in the journal Radiology established diagnostic reference levels (DRLs) and achievable doses (ADs) based on patient size for the 10 most common CT head, neck and body... Read more

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CT for Atraumatic Headache in ER Patients: Good or Bad?

2016 13 Dec

A new study published in the American Journal of Roentgenology shows that patients who underwent CT examination for atraumatic headache in an initial emergency department (ED) visit were less likely to return to the ED within 30 days. However, researchers caution that the study should not be misinterpreted as a call for increasing the practice of... Read more