There has been a significant increase in the number of computed tomography (CT) scans being performed on children. But do parents really know the potential risks involved in the procedure?
There are so many questions to consider before you allow this scan, and our special guest, Dr. Jack Percelay, is here to answer all of them.
For instance, what kinds of injuries or emergencies are CT scans really used for in children?
Is the increase in use due to parents requesting CT scans, or is it something the doctor recommends?
Does fear of internal injury when your child gets a bump on the head cause you to pause at the thought of a CT scan?
Don't miss this informative interview, especially if your little one is prone to bumps and bruises!