Journal Article

A retrospective review of crisis events in diagnostic radiology: an analysis of frequency, demographics, etiologies, and outcomes.

Tindel MS; Darby JM; Simmons RL.

This study reviewed medical emergency response team activations in a radiology department. Radiology accidents accounted for 10% of events. The majority of clinical deteriorations occurred within 48 hours of admission, often while the patient was undergoing imaging to help diagnose an unknown underlying illness.