Don't you wonder what these radiologists would do if it was their kid?
Just a thought...
Thom Mayer MD
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> On Jun 28, 2017, at 9:33 PM, Rick Place <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> We have not been able to completely convince the radiologists to abandon
> oral contract here. Partially.
> We can on males who are above a certain BMI. The feeling is that skinny
> people don't have much adipose tissue and stranding might not be seen.
> They are reluctant to abandon this in kids.
> There is solid adult data supporting this. Is there strong literature
> supporting expanding this change to pediatrics?
> On Wed, Jun 28, 2017 at 2:04 PM, Maureen McCollough <
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>> Hi all,
>> I am having difficulty getting oral contrast removed from pediatric
>> patients needing abd/pelvic CT scans in the ED. I know many institutions
>> have abandoned it for ED patients both adult and kids. I work at one place
>> and am associated with another place that both have abandoned oral
>> contrast, and another one that hasn't yet.
>> I am wondering if folks who have protocols that no longer include oral
>> contrast, address this issue, etc could send them to me off-line.
>> Maureen McCollough
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