Register
Editorial
eMediNexus Coverage from: 
Heavy use of CT raises concerns about radiation exposure: Keep your radiation account
Dr KK Aggarwal,  18 February 2019
remove_red_eye 793 Views
#Multispeciality

1 Read Comments                

The use of radiation-based imaging is rising, especially in critically ill patients, who are often subject to CT scans and x-rays. In many ICUs, 100 millisieverts (mSv), the limit which otherwise should not exceed in five years, is exceeded within a week of admission. Children undergo between 5 million and 9 million CT scans annually.Abdominal CTs are one of the highest radiation risk tests, which should not be repeated unless called for. It contains 10 mSv of radiation, t
Read the full story.
Create a free account.
Sign Up to instantly read 30000+ free Articles & 1000+ Case Studies
Create Account

Already registered?

Login Now