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Doctors’ knowledge of patient radiation exposure from diagnostic imaging requested in the emergency department

Alain M Lavoipierre
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (3): 151-152.
Published online: 7 February 2011

To the Editor: At a time of apparent increasing concern over radiation exposure, the article by Keijzers and Britton1 unfortunately does not provide any perspective on the clinical necessity of the imaging investigations requested by emergency department doctors. It also contains inaccurate information.

  • Alain M Lavoipierre

  • MDI Radiology, Melbourne, VIC.

Correspondence: aml@mdi.net.au

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