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Ionizing Radiation

CT Scans in Children: Benefit and Risks

Helene Pavlov, M.D. | Posted 10.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Helene Pavlov, M.D.

CT examinations, like all medical tests, should be performed only when medically required. The results of the proposed CT or any imaging examinations should answer a clinical question and either confirm or exclude a suspected condition.

Emma Gray

The X (Ray) Factor: Striking A Safer Radiation Balance

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Gray | Posted 10.16.2011 | Healthy Living

Since the mid-90s, the use of CT scans in the ER has skyrocketed, according to a new study conducted by the University of Michigan Health System. The ...