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Bakersfield Memorial says it overexposed patients to radiation
Bakersfield Californian

Bakersfield Memorial Hospital said Tuesday that it exposed 16 potential stroke patients to higher-than-recommended levels of radiation despite following guidelines provided by the manufacturer of its CT scanner diagnostic imaging machine.

“We have notified all the patients involved and their treating physicians, and no adverse effects have been reported,” said the written statement by hospital President and CEO Jon Van Boening.

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