Image Gently - International Resources

ICRP Publication 121:  Radiological Protection in Paediatric Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology.

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.

Image Gently Panel:  International Perspectives on Radiation Protection for Children

At the 2010 meeting of the Society for Pediatric Radiology, the Alliance hosted an international panel discussion. The objective?  To gain a perspective on the global challenges and opportunities for pediatric radiation safety. View the presentations here:

View Translations Below

Global Resources Archive

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.

Working Group

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

Translations

IMAGE GENTLY RESOURCES IN AMHARIC

  • Click here for a friendly message from The Alliance for Radiation Safety in Pediatric Imaging
Thanks to volunteers:
  • Melkamu Adeb, MD at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Yocabel Gorfu, MD at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
  • Kassa Darge, MD, PhD at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

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Download the 2-page Parent Information Brochure 

  • Abrar Hayat MD, FRCPC
  • Mohammad Hassan Kharita, PhD, Head of Health Physics Division in the Atomic Energy Commission of Syria and Representative of Syria in the Middle East Federation of Organizations of Medical Physics, Head of Nuclear Science and Technology Training Center in Damascus
  • Shady Khazzam, MSc, Biomedical Engineer, Scientific and Engineering Consultants Center, Damascus, Syria; tel:=963112258207, Email:   shadybioeng@yahoo.com
  • Dr. Jamila Salem Al Suwaidi and Medical Physicists at Dubai Hospital   
    • Mohamed Abdelsattar Bayoumi; BSc, MSc, PhD
    • Samir Ahmad Mahmoud Badwan; BSc
    • Abderrachid Zitouni; BSc, MSc, PhD
    • Sara Mohamed BuHumaid; BSc, MSc
    • Najlaa Khalfan Al Mazrouei; BSc
    • Azza Mustafa Habra; BSc
    • Laila Ghuloom AlBalooshi; BSc
    • Syed Asim Akhyar Gilani; BSc, MSc
    • Fatima Sulaiman Rashed Kharboush Al Noamani; BSc
    • Maryam Abdulla Abdulrahman Humaid Bastaki; BSc
    • Zainab Abdulnabi Alyasi; BSc
    • Sherina Rashed AlAtbi; BS

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CT Parent Brochure in Bulgarian                                                                                                                             CT Protocols in Bulgarian

With thanks to:
  • Jenia Vassileva, PhD, Associate Professor, Head of Radiation Protection at Medical Exposure Section, National Center of Radiobiology and Radiation Protection, Sofia Bulgaria
  • Desislava Kostova - Lefterova, PhD student working on Optimization of Pediatric examinations

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     Click here for the Pause and Pulse Contrast Enema brochure


     Click here for the Pause and Pulse VCUG brochure


     Click here for the Pause and Pulse UGI brochure


Thank you to volunteers:
 
  • Wen-Hua, Liang, Graduate student of Peking Union Medical College Hospital
  • Wen-Bin, Mou, Physicist, Department of Radiology, Peking UnionMedical College Hospital
  • Jing-Jing, Lu, Attending physician, Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital

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With appreciation to Volunteers: 

  • Mrs. Lim Peng Hoon
  • Mr. Gu Qing Long James 
  • Dr. David Stringer

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With appreciation to Volunteers:
 
  • Chien-Chuan Chen, MS
  • Yi-Shuan Hwang, MS 
  • Ho-Ling Liu, PhD, DABR 
  • Hui-Yu Tsai, PhD
  • Chao-Jan Wang, MD 

IMAGE GENTLY RESOURCES IN DUTCH

Image Gently - Afbeelding voorzichtig

8 pagina CT brochure

2 pagina CT brochure

 

                                                   

 

 

 

 

 
            Belofte in het Nederlands

With thanks to:

  • Tom Clarijs Expert Medical Applications, Brussels, Belgium 
  • Nanko deGraaf, MD at Erasmus MC, Rotterdam Area, Netherlands
  • Marion Smits, MD, PhD, at Erasmus MC Rotterdam, Netherlands

IMAGE GENTLY RESOURCES IN FRENCH


  • CT Protocol Worksheet

Translations courtesy of the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists

IMAGE GENTLY RESOURCES IN GERMAN


Image Gently - Schonende Bildgebung

 
      

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

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  • Virginia Tsapaki, Medical Physicist, Medical Physics Dpt, Konstantopoulio General Hospital
  • Argiro Vassilaki. MD, Radiology Dpt 
  • Charikleia Triantopoulou, MD, Director of Radiology team Dpt, Konstantopoulio General Hospital

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Thanks to translators:

  • Harris L. Cohen, MD
  • Sandra W. Cohen, MD
  • Rabbi Shai Finklestein
  • Diana Gaitini, MD
  • Pearl Herskovitz, MD
  • Jeffrey Jacobson, MD
  • Pinchas Lebensart, MD
  • Michalle Soudack-Ben Nun

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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)

 
With Thanks to the Italian Translation Group:

Per Federazione Italiana Collegi Professionali Tecnici Sanitari di Radiologia Medica
  • Dr. Marco A. CICCONE, TSRM
  • Dr. Jacopo NEGRI, TSRM 
  • Dr. Fabio PAOLICCHI , TSRM

 Per Associazione Italiana di Fisica Medica

  • Dr. Luca MORO, Fisico Sanitario
  • Prof. Giampiero Tosi, Fisico Sanitario
  • Dr. Vittorio Cannatà, Fisico Sanitario
  • Dr.ssa Daniela D'Ambrosio, Fisico Sanitario
  • Dr.ssa Viviana Fanti, PhD, Fisico Sanitario

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What Parents Should Know about CT Scans for Children (2-pages) 
 

  

What Parents should know about Medical Radiation Safety  (8-pages)    


Thanks to volunteers:
 
  • Mari Hayata, MD
  • Keiichi Akahane, PhD
  • Yoshiya Shimada, PhD.

IMAGE GENTLY RESOURCES IN KOREAN

                                         2 page brochure


                                         8 page brochure


Thanks to volunteer translators: 

  • Myung-Joon Kim, M.D.
  • Mi-Jung Lee, M.D.

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Translations courtesy of Dr. Sylwia Pysklak

RESOURCES IN PORTUGUESE

Why should I pledge?  Translation in Portugese.

Image Gently FAQs translation in Portugese.


 

 With thanks to:
  • Gabriela Spilberg, MD
  • Marcia Komlos, MD
  • Rosana Souza Rodrigues
  • Flavia Fajardo, MD

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Click here to download the 8 page Parent Brochure in Russian 

With thanks to:
  • Andrew V. Poliakov, PhD, Radiology and Neurological Surgery, Seattle Children's Hospital
  • Sergey Abeshaus,  MD, International Fellow, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Seattle Children's Hospital
  • Igor Gurvits, Radiology Informatics, Seattle Children's Hospital

RESOURCES IN SPANISH

Image Gently   - Imágenes Diagnósticas con Delicadeza 



    2 página folleto sobre las TC para niños        8 página folleto sobre seguridad radiológica pediátrica

Promesa en español  
 
IAEA - Radiation Protection for Patients Website

en Espanol

  • Sr. Paul Durand 
  • Diego Jaramillo, MD
  • Jeanette Perez-Rosello, MD

 

RESOURCES IN THAI




Thanks to volunteer translators: 

  • Panruethai Trinavarat, MD
  • Petcharleeya Suwanpradit, MSc
  • Somjai Wangsuphachart, MD

RESOURCES IN TURKISH

Image Gently - Koruyarak Görüntüleyelim

         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) 
  • Izlem Izbudak, MD
  • Arzu Kovanlikaya, MD
  • Zeynep Yazici, MD