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Ionising radiatio -a risk to patients

From worker safety to patient safety

Safety at Work blog Kevin Jones  August 21, 2009

quoting The article by Madan M Rehani

“The risk of cancer from radiation doses imparted through a number of CT scans is not insignificant. Most other radiation effects (such as skin injury, just to name one) can be avoided rather effectively, but this is not true for the risk of cancer. There are estimates of few million excess cancers in the USA over the next two to three decades from about 60 million CT scans done annually.”

From worker safety to patient safety « Safety At Work Blog

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