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Radiosensitive tissues can be shielded during CT scanning

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 01 July 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:49
  1. R Price, senior registrar (,
  2. C Wood, senior medical imaging technologist
  1. Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth 6002, Western Australia

    EDITOR—Rehani and Berry point out the rising contribution that computed tomography has made to the collective radiation dose in the United Kingdom and give possible ways to limit this development.1 Patients and clinicians often have little incentive to forgo a quick, painless, and accurate computed tomography …

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