ALARA: Is there a cause for alarm? Reducing radiation risks from computed tomography scanning in children Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Radiation Dosage
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed

abstract

  • Advocacy by pediatric healthcare providers to promote intelligent dose reduction based on the principles of ALARA and the judicious use of computed tomography scanning is essential to foster the safest possible care of children.

publication date

  • June 2008

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/MOP.0b013e3282ffafd2

PubMed ID

  • 18475090

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 243

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 20

number

  • 3