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Working face-to-face for pediatric CT dose reduction

By 25th October 2016February 1st, 2019No Comments

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.

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