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August 05, 2020

A Team Approach to Stop Gonadal Shielding Amidst COVID-19

Learn how radiologist Jay K. Pahade, MD, medical physicist Adel Mustafa, PhD, and radiologic technologist Kelly Thomas used the COVID-19 pandemic as an impetus for change at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Their team-based approach to cease routine use of gonadal shielding for radiographs, in line with the latest science and best practices, has helped them improve patient care and reduce the risk of COVID-19 exposure.

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