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Rockville, MD: US Food and Drug Administration; November 9, 2010.
This notice analyzes findings from a government initiative on CT scan injuries and provides recommendations to enhance safety and prevent such incidents.
MedWatch Safety Alert. Silver Spring, MD: US Food and Drug Administration; October 9, 2009.
This announcement informs professionals of a potential safety hazard when using CT brain perfusion scans to aid in the diagnosis of stroke. At one facility, patients received excessive doses of radiation.
Sentinel Event Alert. February 14, 2008;(38):1-3.
This alert provides risk reduction strategies and recommendations to minimize opportunities for failures associated with the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).