Physician Knowledge of Radiation Exposure and Risk in Medical Imaging

By: Jason B. Hobbs, MD, Noah Goldstein, BS, Kimberly E. Lind, PhD, MPH, Deirdre Elder, MS, Gerald D. Dodd III, MD, James P. Borgstede, MD Medical imaging is an increasingly important source of radiation exposure for the general population, and there are risks associated with such exposure; however, recent studies have demonstrated poor understanding of […]

Children With Mild Head Injuries Are Still Getting Too Many Brain Scans

By: Nina Shapiro One of the worst fears parents have is getting a call from school, from a coach, from highway patrol, or even witnessing themselves that their child suffered a head injury. While more protective headgear during sports and child safety seats in cars has resulted in a decrease in the numbers of severe […]