ERIC Number: EJ653173
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Effective Patient Education in Medical Imaging: Public Perceptions of Radiation Exposure Risk.
Ludwig, Rebecca L.; Turner, Lori W.
Journal of Allied Health, v31 n3 p159-64 Fall 2002
In a cross-sectional survey of 200 adults, less than half agreed with experts on the risks of radiation exposure; 75-90% thought that medical imaging providers should be highly regulated; and less than one-quarter knew that most radiation damage is not permanent. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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