Why Most Parents Can’t Understand Pediatric Radiation Safety Guides

BY: Julie Morse

Pediatric radiation safety guidelines are written at far too difficult reading levels for the average parent to understand, according to a study recently published in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

Researchers from the Johns Hopkins Hospital assessed 54 articles on patient safety that were published on websites such as the Society for Pediatric Radiology, RadiologyInfo, and the American Academy of Pediatrics. Using the ANOVA (Analysis of Variance) scale, they found [Read More…]