Unintentional exposure of neonates to conventional radiography in the Neonatal Intensive Care Units

@article{Bader2007UnintentionalEO,
  title={Unintentional exposure of neonates to conventional radiography in the Neonatal Intensive Care Units},
  author={David Bader and Hanan Datz and Gabriel Bartal and A A Juster and Kyla Marks and Tatiana Smolkin and Shmuel Zangen and Amir Kugelman and Ch Hoffmann and Gad Shani and A Ben–shlomo and Menachem Margaliot and Siegal Sadetzki},
  journal={Journal of Perinatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={27},
  pages={579-585}
}
Objective:To evaluate the extent of unintentional exposure to X-rays performed during routine diagnostic procedures in the Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs).Study Design:During a 1-month period, 157 consecutive neonates from five level-III NICUs were recruited for this study. The mean birth weight was 1747±911 g (range: 564–4080 g), and gestational age was 31.6±3.6 weeks (range: 24–41 weeks). A total of 500 radiographs were performed including chest (68%), abdomen (17%) and combined chest… CONTINUE READING

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Objective : To evaluate the extent of unintentional exposure to X - rays performed during routine diagnostic procedures in the Neonatal Intensive Care Units ( NICUs).Study Design : During a 1-month period , 157 consecutive neonates from five level - III NICUs were recruited for this study .
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