Thursday, September 1, 2011

Find Out Your Risk From Radiation Exposure

The American Imaging Management (AIM) has developed a Patient Safety Program. AIM is a separate company that provides utilization review for Anthem Blue Cross. If you go to their website, the program will help you calculate whether you are at high risk from cumulative X-ray exposure. The radiation from one abdominal CT scan is equivalent to that of 400 Chest X-rays, or 2.2 years of natural background radiation. Your risk is determined by your lifetime exposure.

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