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BMA warns against unnecessary screening tests in private sector

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: (Published 20 October 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:931

In the fourth paragraph of this News article by Lynn Eaton the reported equivalent radiation dose of a whole body scan is underestimated (BMJ 2005;331:475, 3 Sep). A whole body scan involves the equivalent dose of hundreds of (not 100) chest radiographs.


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