pediatric imaging

21Jun

Optimizing Communication With Parents on Benefits and Radiation Risks in Pediatric Imaging

Nima Kasraie, PhDa, David Jordan, PhDb, Christopher Keup, MDa, Sjirk Westra, MD Abstract Effective radiation risk communication is a core competency for radiology care providers and can prevent and resolve potential conflicts while helping achieve effective public health safeguards. The authors present a synopsis of the challenges to holding such dialogue and review published methods […]
18Apr

Minor head injury not reason enough for CT scan in children

New study helps emergency physicians avoid CT scans that carry cancer risk for young patients (SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — A nationwide study of more than 40,000 children evaluated in hospital emergency departments for head trauma found that if children had only loss of consciousness, and no other signs or symptoms related to the head trauma, they […]
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