Doctors' knowledge of exposure to ionising radiation: Doctors need to be aware of possible radiation injury from fluoroscopy

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7424.1167 (Published 13 November 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1167
  1. Simon S Lo (slo@lumc.edu), assistant professor of radiation oncology
  1. Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL 60153, USA

    EDITOR—Shiralkar et al studied doctors' knowledge of radiation exposure.1 Doctors ordering diagnostic tests using ionising radiation should know roughly how much radiation exposure these procedures will give to their patients. More important, doctors performing …

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