Latest Paediatric radiology Stories
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced a proposal to encourage X-ray manufacturers to consider children’s safety in the development of new imaging devices.
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.
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.
An article in the September issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology summarizes methods for radiation dose optimization in chest computed tomography (CT) scans.
In an effort to reduce the radiation dose delivered by computed tomography (CT) scans, staff at a community-based hospital developed a comprehensive CT radiation dose reduction program which has allowed them to reduce the radiation dose delivered by CT scans at their facility.
SAN DIEGO, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Imaging Healthcare Specialists (IHS) is proud to announce the initiation and unwavering commitment to Image Wisely(TM) - a program encouraging practitioners to avoid unnecessary ionizing radiation procedures and to use the lowest optimal radiation dose for necessary studies.
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