Doctors 'Shocked' by Radiation Overexposure at Cedars-Sinai

Doctors have expressed outrage and concern for the unsuspecting patients who received eight times the normal dose of radiation during a specific type of brain scan at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. The overdose was discovered when a patient reported lost patches of hair following a CT scan. The error, which Cedars-Sinai attributed to a "misunderstanding" about an incorrectly programmed CT machine, in a statement released Oct. 12, remained unchecked for 18 months, involved 206...Full Story
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