Duke Radiology Prepares to "Shed the Lead."

The initiative to drop the shielding is part of a widespread movement to implement updated recommendations from the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, says Donald P. Frush, MD, a Duke radiology professor who chaired the committee that authored the guideline. “When we ‘shed the lead,’ we are following the latest evidence that continues to demonstrate our commitment to the highest quality and safest imaging care of our patients,” Frush says. See the full article by By Eric Seaborg HERE on Duke Health.