Compendium of national guidelines for imaging the pregnant patient.

@article{Austin2011CompendiumON,
  title={Compendium of national guidelines for imaging the pregnant patient.},
  author={Laura M. Austin and Donald P Frush},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2011},
  volume={197 4},
  pages={W737-46}
}
OBJECTIVE Diagnostic imaging performed during pregnancy, particularly if it involves the use of ionizing radiation, can be a source of great anxiety for both health care providers and patients. Especially with the growing public awareness of the increasing radiation from medical imaging, including CT, it is important to have a contemporary policy for imaging evaluation in the pregnant or potentially pregnant patient. Implementation of such policies and guidelines would be useful for those… CONTINUE READING
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