childhood radiation

18Apr

Minor head injury not reason enough for CT scan in children

New study helps emergency physicians avoid CT scans that carry cancer risk for young patients (SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — A nationwide study of more than 40,000 children evaluated in hospital emergency departments for head trauma found that if children had only loss of consciousness, and no other signs or symptoms related to the head trauma, they […]
24Jan

Pediatric Elbow Fractures

Broken elbows are common injuries in children. Many activities kids participate in making their elbows vulnerable to injury. Furthermore, there are several growth plates (areas of bone that are actively growing) around the elbow joint. These growth plates are susceptible to injury. Children who have elbow injuries should be evaluated by a physician for a […]
28Dec

CT scan is a diagnostic medical test that produces multiple images of the inside of the body

Children’s (Pediatric) CT (Computed Tomography) Pediatric computed tomography (CT) is a fast, painless exam that uses special x-ray equipment to create detailed images of your child’s internal organs, bones, soft tissues and blood vessels. It may be used to help diagnose abdominal pain or evaluate for injury after trauma. Tell your doctor about your child’s […]
02Aug

What are the Benefits of Pediatric X-Ray?

Medicinal imaging or x-beam imaging has contributed a ton to getting change the analysis or cure of various restorative conditions, be it in children or grown-ups. Therapeutic imaging methodology are of differed sorts for youngsters. These techniques vary regarding the advancements and strategies they execute. Ionizing radiation is utilized by radiography, fluoroscopy, and Computed tomography […]
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