By Dr D Armao, T Hartman, Dr CM Shea, Dr C Sams, Dr LA Fordham, Dr K Smith
Although children are especially vulnerable to the health risks of ionizing radiation, approximately 8 million CTs are performed on children in the USA.
Widespread dose variation is common, particularly in non-pediatric focused facilities. In this article we present our rationale and hands-on
approach in developing and refining a toolkit aimed at helping a community hospital with pediatric CT dose reduction.