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August 27, 2009 · Leave a Comment

Exposure to Low-Dose Ionizing Radiation from Medical Imaging Procedures

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

The growing use of imaging procedures in the United States has raised concerns about exposure to low-dose ionizing radiation in the general population.   We identified 952,420 nonelderly adults (between 18 and 64 years of age) in five health care markets across the United States between January 1, 2005, and December 31, 2007. Utilization data […]

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