Use of a Dedicated Pediatric CT Imaging Service Associated With Decreased Patient Radiation Dose

Journal of the American College of Radiology, 05/02/2012

Imaging pediatric patients in a dedicated pediatric imaging department with dedicated pediatric CT technologists may result in greater compliance with pediatric protocols and significantly reduced patient dose. Conversely, greater scrutiny of compliance with pediatric dose–adjusted CT protocols may be necessary for departments that scan both children and adults.

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