A simple step to reduce radiation exposure in the NICU

@article{Gordon2014ASS,
  title={A simple step to reduce radiation exposure in the NICU},
  author={Phillip V Gordon and Jonathan R. Swanson},
  journal={Journal of Perinatology},
  year={2014},
  volume={34},
  pages={331-332}
}
In this issue of the Journal of Perinatology, Scott et al. provide one of many recent studies to quantify X-ray exposure in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). It is unique because it quantifies exposure for an entire NICU population o33 weeks’ gestation over a 5-year period. In that regard, it is a relatively large undertaking and represents one of the best available snapshots of X-ray exposure reality in the NICU. However, the topic of fetal and infant radiation exposure has a long and… CONTINUE READING