Letters

Doctors' knowledge of exposure to ionising radiation

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7424.1166-a (Published 13 November 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1166

Use of chest radiography as standard comparator is flawed

  1. Andrew C Downie (adownie@doctors.org.uk), consultant radiologist
  1. Victoria Infirmary,Glasgow G42 9TY

    EDITOR—While remaining keen to keep unnecessary medical exposures to a minimum, I think that the study by Shiralkar et al, and others like it, are flawed by their use of chest radiography as the standard comparator.1

    Firstly, …

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