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About Image Gently

The Image Gently Alliance is a coalition of health care organizations dedicated to providing safe, high quality pediatric imaging worldwide. The primary objective of the Alliance is to raise awareness in the imaging community of the need to adjust radiation dose when imaging children.

About Image Gently

Improve safe and effective imaging care ofchildren worldwide.

Resources

The mission of the Alliance for Radiation Safety in Pediatric Imaging (the Image Gently Alliance) is, through advocacy, to improve safe and effective imaging care of children worldwide.

Brochures on X-Ray, CT, and Nuclear Medicine in Children from the World Health Organization
Brochures on X-Ray, CT, and…

X-Ray Exams in Children Brochure Computed Tomography (CT)…

Image Gently® and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) – Parent information
Image Gently® and Magnetic Resonance…

One size does not fit all… When we…

Radiation Effects and Sources from 2016 United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Radiation Effects and Sources from…

“While the scientific community has published information on…

World Federation of Pediatric Imaging (WFPI)
World Federation of Pediatric Imaging…

Provides an international platform for pediatric radiology organizations…

General FAQs for Imaging Children
General FAQs for Imaging Children

Questions and answers for patient centered communication

Communicating Radiation Risks in Paediatric Imaging
Communicating Radiation Risks in Paediatric…

Information to support healthcare discussions about benefit and…

Latest News

10Sep
Decreasing Radiation Risks by Increasing Use of Ultrasound in Pediatric Imaging

Joseph J. Junewick, MD PRELUDE The author was presenting a sonogram (Fig. 1) at a multidisciplinary conference and he paused…

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21Aug
Pediatric Emergencies: Imaging of Pediatric Head Trauma

William T.O’Brien, Sr., DO; Marguerite M.Caré, MD; James L.Leach, MD Pediatric head trauma is an important cause of morbidity and…

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What Others Are Saying

  • I wanted to extend my sincere appreciation …. The information you have provided has relieved my anxiety and I am truly grateful.

    Sincerely, Amy

    Parent

  • This experience with Image Gently has raised our awareness and clarified radiation amidst much online confusion.

    Matthew

    Concerned parent

  • Image Gently has been a valuable resource for parents and other caregivers as well as for health care providers, providing a wealth of accurate and balanced information on the use of x-rays in children for medical imaging. Today, the success of Image Gently is globally recognized as it became a benchmark for paediatric medical imaging worldwide.

    Maria Rosario Perez MD

    Radiation Program, World Health Organization (WHO).

  • Although [there are] a seemingly exhaustive supply of internet resources, a rare few are meaningful. I am very thankful for both [Image Gently and the World Health Organization for Communication Risks in Imaging] websites as they are stand-alones for being user-friendly and deployable…thus, I share them with my students!

    Diane Armao

    M.D