Performance Improvement 2001. Nationwide Evaluation of X-Ray Trends (NEXT)

01/01/2001

The Nationwide Evaluation of X-Ray Trends (NEXT) is a collaborative program conducted jointly between the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and State radiation control agencies. The study estimates the radiation dosage from diagnostic x-ray examinations, using data collected from previous NEXT surveys of different types of x-ray examinations. The data are used by public health and professional organizations in setting policy.

EXPECTED DATE OF COMPLETION:09/30/2001

AGENCY SPONSOR: Center for Devices and Radiological Health

FEDERAL CONTACT: Orhan Suleiman, 301-594-3533

PIC ID: 4984

PERFORMER: Food and Drug Administration, Rockville MD