FDA Says CT Scans Need To Be Safer

Acting to make the administration of CT scans safer, the Food and Drug Administration released documents that urged better training for those who administer tests as well as warnings for patients about the radiation levels to which the tests expose them.

The New York Times reports the FDA reached its findings after a yearlong study of radiation poisoning in stroke patients who underwent the same CT tests.

If you’ve had CT scans done, has the radiation affected you?

F.D.A. Urges Two Steps for Safer CT Scans [The New York Times]