Evaluation of radiation exposure to pediatric trauma patients.

@article{Tepper2013EvaluationOR,
  title={Evaluation of radiation exposure to pediatric trauma patients.},
  author={Bryan Tepper and Jane H. Brice and Cherri D. Hobgood},
  journal={The Journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={44 3},
  pages={
          646-52
        }
}
BACKGROUND Pediatric trauma patients pose a diagnostic challenge to physicians. Computed tomography (CT) imaging identifies life-threatening injuries quickly and efficiently. CT radiation dose in pediatric trauma patients is a concern. STUDY OBJECTIVES We evaluated the cumulative effective dose of radiation received by pediatric blunt trauma patients and assessed characteristics of patients and studies received. METHODS We retrospectively identified pediatric blunt trauma patients at a… CONTINUE READING
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