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Is Prenatal Sonography Safe? Ep. 2: Defective Equipment

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Published on Nov 23, 2013

Ultrasound equipment requires frequent maintenance. 40% of ultrasound units in clinical circulation are defective. This could be putting your children at risk for unnecessarily high exposures. Want to know more?

- CITATIONS -
1) High incidence of defective ultrasound transducers in use in routine clinical practice
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18...
2) Standards and Guidelines for the Accreditation of Ultrasound Practices
http://www.aium.org/officialStatement...
3) Ultrasound transducer function: annual testing is not sufficient
http://ehjcimaging.oxfordjournals.org...

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* Take a survey about health outcomes after ultrasound at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/VVJLZBN

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