Radiation exposure has increased in trauma patients over time.
Published on Feb 1, 2012in Journal of Trauma-injury Infection and Critical Care
· DOI :10.1097/TA.0b013e31823c59ee
Background:Computed tomography (CT) scans have become imaging modalities of choice in trauma centers. The purposes of this study were to evaluate the trend of radiation exposure in acute trauma patients. Our hypothesis was that radiation dosage and charges would increase over time without change in