This article examines how the non-diagnostic uses of medical ultrasound may violate the prudent use of this technology and supports the proposal of state-based legislative efforts to protect consumers from abuse. The author identifies the potential health risks to consumers and reviews the existing federal and state regulations, ultimately recommending increased legislation and mandated control of this technology.
Just Scanning around with Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound: Should State Regulate the Nondiagnostic Uses of This Technology,
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