Search Tag: Radiation protection

Health Management

European Diagnostic Reference Levels for Paediatric Imaging

2016 01 Jul

An update on the EC tender project PiDRL Despite a large number of studies available from European countries, the European DRLs for paediatric patients are only available for some common radiological examinations. There is a need to consolidate what is available and to provide guidance on what actions are needed in using DRLs to further enhance radiation protection... Read more

IMAGING Management

Paediatric Theme for IDoR 2015

2015 30 Sep

The International Day of Radiology (IDoR) will be celebrated all over the world on 8 November, a day dedicated to paediatric imaging and the important role of radiologists in the detection and treatment of a wide variety of diseases affecting children. IDoR is organised each year by the European Society of Radiology, the American College of Radiology... Read more

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#RSNA14: Reducing Radiation Exposure: Shield CT Patients?

2014 05 Dec

Providing shielding to patients undergoing computed tomography (CT) examinations reduces radiation exposure, offers a reasonable method, ensures maximum radiation protection and is well accepted by patients, according to a study presented by Luke Byers, DO, Imgen, at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in Chicago. Byers presented... Read more

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CIRSE 2014: Radiation Protection Culture Integral to IR

2014 18 Sep

Safety is best achieved when it is built into the system rather than a choice, said Prof. Efstathopoulos  from Greece, speaking at the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe (CIRSE) Congress in Glasgow this week. While radiation protection is top of everyone’s mind, implementing a radiation protection culture in your radiology... Read more