Radiographic technic, safety, and interpretation in the newborn nursery.

The technic and safety aspects of the radiographic evaluation of neonates with RDS are discussed. A study of radiographs taken in an intensive care nursery revealed that densitometric measurements are helpful in distinguishing changes in lung aeration from changes in radiographic quality. The radiation exposure to neonates was 5.1 (SD 2.3) mR per film and… CONTINUE READING