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Healthcare consumers receive dose of Image Gently

March 6, 2009 Diagnostic Imaging. Healthcare consumers receive dose of Image Gently By H.A. Abella The Alliance for Radiation Safety in Pediatric Imaging has developed a new set of Image Gently brochures for distribution in physicians' offices to help parents appreciate the risks and benefits of medical imaging and to track their children's imaging histories. The initiative adds a new dimension to the alliance. Since its formation in January 2008, the alliance has reached out to technologists, imaging physicists, and radiologists to communicate the need to minimize radiation doses from pediatric CT scans to reduce the risks associated with cumulative exposure.

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