Study Points Out Risks of Radiology Procedures Hospitals are on the watch these days for medical errors. One area that has been neglected are radiology departments. The authors of a study being released Wednesday were surprised to learn that mistakes in radiology are more likely to harm patients than other hospital errors.
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Study Points Out Risks of Radiology Procedures

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Study Points Out Risks of Radiology Procedures

Study Points Out Risks of Radiology Procedures

Study Points Out Risks of Radiology Procedures

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Hospitals are on the watch these days for medical errors. One area that has been neglected are radiology departments. The authors of a study by U.S. Pharmacopeia, being released Wednesday, were surprised to learn that mistakes in radiology are more likely to harm patients than other hospital errors.