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The use of a dedicated pediatric imaging department (with dedicated pediatric computed tomography (CT) technologists) for pediatric CT scans significantly reduces the radiation dose delivered to the patient.
After peer review by the American College of Radiology and the American Society for Radiation Oncology, Abington Memorial Hospital's Radiation Oncology Department is Awarded Three-Year Accreditation.
According to a study in the April issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology, the department of radiology at the University of Colorado in Denver has developed a convenient, pocket-sized reference card to communicate the effective doses and radiation risks of common adult radiologic exams to referring physicians and patients.
The secondary cancer risk from multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT) scans is low among older adults.
Residency training requirements in competencies related to radiology business practice and health care policy have been in place for more than a decade.
A medical school in Ireland has successfully implemented a radiation protection program, improving knowledge of radiation protection among medical undergraduates.
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