Anyone out there have a policy or thoughts regarding the use of CT scans to R/O Appy in pregnant females???? Lots of studies in recent months about CT scans and kids but NOTHING on this rather touchy subject (Atleast in my book!)
Sep 17, '07
My facility simply has pregnant patients sign a release stating that they understand the risk of radiation to the fetus.
My personal opinion -- the risk of appy is a greater threat to both mom & fetus than the small radiation risk. Let's not lose sight of the forest through the trees.