Radiologic Imaging: Physicians Need to Balance Risks with Rewards

August 29, 2012 | Risk Management News

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Computed tomography (CT) scans, which deliver 100 to 500 times the radiation associated with an ordinary X-ray, are believed to account for 1.5% of all cancers that occur in the United States, states an August 20, 2012, New York Times article. The article explores the danger associated with the increased use of radiologic imaging and what physicians are doing to minimize it.

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