Diagnostic CT scans: assessment of patient, physician, and radiologist awareness of radiation dose and possible risks.

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PURPOSE To determine the awareness level concerning radiation dose and possible risks associated with computed tomographic (CT) scans among patients, emergency department (ED) physicians, and radiologists. MATERIALS AND METHODS Adult patients seen in the ED of a U.S. academic medical center during a 2-week period with mild to moderate abdominopelvic or… (More)

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@article{Lee2004DiagnosticCS, title={Diagnostic CT scans: assessment of patient, physician, and radiologist awareness of radiation dose and possible risks.}, author={Christoph I. Lee and Andrew H. Haims and Edward P Monico and James A. Brink and Howard Forman}, journal={Radiology}, year={2004}, volume={231 2}, pages={393-8} }