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Clinical application of ‘Justification’ and ‘Optimization’ principle of ALARA in pediatric CT imaging: “How many children can be protected from unnecessary radiation?”
11Jul

Clinical application of ‘Justification’ and ‘Optimization’ principle of ALARA in pediatric CT imaging: “How many children can be protected from unnecessary radiation?”

Kushaljit S.Sodhi, SatheeshKrishna, Akshay K.Saxena, AninditaSinha, NiranjanKhandelwal, Edward Y.Lee Received 10 April 2015, Revised 22 May 2015, Accepted 26 May 2015, Available online 27 May 2015. Highlights • Practice of ALARA (As Low As Reasonably Achievable) principle in the developed world is currently well established. However, there is striking lack of published data regarding such […]
Does clinical indication play a role in CT radiation dose in pediatric patients?
05Jul

Does clinical indication play a role in CT radiation dose in pediatric patients?

By: Sotiria Triantopoulou an dVerginia Tsapaki Highlights • The diseases associated with multiple CT examinations in children are identified. • Children with malignancy are exposed to high radiation doses from CT examinations. • Children with malignancies have an increased risk for radiation-induced cancer. • The necessity of minimizing the CT radiation dose of these patients […]
Optimizing Communication With Parents on Benefits and Radiation Risks in 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 […]
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