The Image Gently Digital Radiography writer's group has created the below parent brochure entitled "X-rays for Children: What Parents Should Know About Radiation Protection in Medical Imaging". This full color brochure was designed to be printed locally and distributed to parents and patients. Click below to download this valuable resource now.
If you only know one thing about CT scans in children, let it be that there is a growing awareness of the opportunities to lower and limit dose in the CT imaging of children without compromising the diagnostic quality. Encourage parents to ask questions and then point them to these pages. Two informational brochures:
Fluoroscopy FAQs for Medical Professionals
Fluoroscopy FAQs for Parents/Patients
When we image patients, radiation matters!
Children are more sensitive to radiation.
What we do now lasts their lifetimes.
Parent brochures developed by:
What Parents should know about Medical Radiation Safety in Pediatric Interventional Radiology (8-pages) which discuss the issue in greater depth.
Click on the links below for the version of the informational brochure you prefer.
Downloadable record - Wallet-size: 2 X 3.5
Downloadable record - larger size: 8 X 11.5
Parents are invited to download and print the documents linked above to keep a record of their children's medical imaging over time.