Comparison of doses for bedside examinations of the chest with conventional screen-film and computed radiography: results of a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Weatherburn2000ComparisonOD,
  title={Comparison of doses for bedside examinations of the chest with conventional screen-film and computed radiography: results of a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={G. Weatherburn and Stirling Bryan and John Graham Davies},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={217 3},
  pages={707-12}
}
PURPOSE To compare the radiation doses received by patients during bedside chest radiography when a computed radiography system was used and when a 400-speed screen-film system was used. MATERIALS AND METHODS A randomized controlled trial was performed whereby all patients who were admitted to an intensive care unit were randomly assigned at admission to… CONTINUE READING