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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.
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Rockville, MD: Center for Devices and Radiological Health, US Food and Drug Administration; February 2010.
This Web site provides information on an initiative to reduce radiation exposure and mitigate risks involved with medical imaging examinations that use high radiation doses. An accompanying report highlights specific issues in promoting safe use of medical imaging devices.
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.