Search Tag: radiation exposure

IMAGING Management

JMIRS: Many Still Not Fully Aware of Dose Risk from CT Scans

2016 27 Jun

A survey of about 300 healthcare professionals in Canada found that radiologists and technologists generally had better knowledge than referring physicians when it comes to radiation dose levels and potential risk. The aim of the study, published in the Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences (JMIRS) was to identify that there is ionising... Read more

Cardiology Management

Radiation Exposure with X-ray Guided Cardiovascular Procedures

2016 12 Apr

New research published in the American Heart Association Journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions shows that healthcare professionals who perform x-ray guided cardiovascular procedures may be at higher risk for health problems such as orthopeadic issues, cataracts, skin lesions and cancers. The study highlights potential radiation-related health... Read more