This publication aims to provide guiding principles of radiological protection for referring clinicians and clinical staff performing diagnostic imaging and interventional procedures for paediatric patients. It begins with a brief description of the basic concepts of radiological protection, followed by the general aspects of radiological protection, including principles of justification and optimisation. View the publication by clicking here.
May 30, 2014 - Health Management Volume 14 Issue 2, 2014 focuses on paediatrics and contains many interesting articles for review.
August 26, 2010 - The International Atomic Energy Agency announces significant updates to its Radiation Protection for Patients website.
August 7, 2010 - This week the European Commission adopted the Communication on medical application of ionizing radiation and security of supply of radioisotopes for nuclear medicine.
The Image Gently Steering Committee formed an International Working Group in late 2008.
The Working Group members are:
Kimberly Applegate, MD Chair
Ines Boechat, MD
Ron Cohen, MD
Marilyn Goske, MD
Catherine Owens, MD
George Taylor, MD
Click here to view the January 2015 issue of Quality News Newsletter.
Download the 2-page Parent Information Brochure
CT Parent Brochure in Bulgarian CT Protocols in Bulgarian
Click here for the Pause and Pulse UGI brochure
With appreciation to Volunteers:
Image Gently - Afbeelding voorzichtig
8 pagina CT brochure
2 pagina CT brochure
Belofte in het Nederlands
With thanks to:
Anleitung zur Entwicklung von pädiatrischen CT-Protokollen
With thanks to:
Richard Fotter, MD, Professor and Chairman -Department of Radiology, Head Division of Pediatric Radiology
Medical University Graz - Austria
Peter Brader, MD, Division of Pediatric Radiology
Department of Radiology, Medical University Graz - Austria
Karin Trimmel, RT, Staff at University of Applied Science Wiener Neustadt - Austria
Thanks to translators:
Tomografia Computerizzata (TAC)
Radiologia Interventistica Pediatrica
Medicina Nucleare Pediatrica
I genitori - Medical brochure Radioprotezione
Fluoroscopia - Cisto Uretrografia Minzionale (CUM)
Fluoroscopia - Clisma Opaco
Fluoroscopia - Esame contrastografico di Esofago, Stomaco e Duodeno (ESD) + Esame contrastografico di Stomaco e Duodeno + transito intestinale (ESD + TI)
Per Associazione Italiana di Fisica Medica
What Parents Should Know about CT Scans for Children (2-pages)
What Parents should know about Medical Radiation Safety (8-pages)
2 page brochure
8 page brochure
Thanks to volunteer translators:
Translations courtesy of Dr. Sylwia Pysklak
Why should I pledge? Translation in Portugese.
Image Gently FAQs translation in Portugese.
8-page brochure 2-page brochure
Click here for recommended protocols.
Lütfen yukaridaki brosürleri bilgisayariniza yükleyip anne-babalar ve meslektasariniz ile paylasin. (Download these brochures and share with parents and colleagues.)
Tesekkür ederiz: (With appreciation)