Are facilities following best practices of pediatric abdominal CT scans?

@article{Nosek2013AreFF,
  title={Are facilities following best practices of pediatric abdominal CT scans?},
  author={Amy E Nosek and Charles W. Hartin and Kathryn Dirkes Bass and Philip Leon Glick and Michael G. Caty and Merril T. Dayton and Doruk Erman Ozgediz},
  journal={The Journal of surgical research},
  year={2013},
  volume={181 1},
  pages={11-5}
}
BACKGROUND Established guidelines for pediatric abdominal CT scans include reduced radiation dosage to minimize cancer risk and the use of intravenous (IV) contrast to obtain the highest-quality diagnostic images. We wish to determine if these practices are being used at nonpediatric facilities that transfer children to a pediatric facility. METHODS… CONTINUE READING