Lower radiation exposure from body CT imaging for trauma at a dedicated pediatric hospital.

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PURPOSE We compare radiation exposure from body CT imaging for blunt trauma performed at outside hospitals (OH) versus our children's hospital (CH). METHODS We performed a retrospective chart review of all children transferred to our facility for management of trauma after undergoing a body CT scan at an OH from June 2011 to August 2013. Radiation from OH… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2014.09.035

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