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  • The Butterfly Effect Newsletter of the Image Gently Alliance

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  • In the News

    2021

10/29/2021: New Radiation Diagnostic Reference Levels for Top 10 Pediatric CT Exams Published October 26, 2021 See publication HERE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10/25/2021: Advancing our understanding of gonadal shielding - Watch video  This recent Image Wiselyconversation between doctor & technologist explores opportunities to work together to optimize patient safety and operational efficiency

 

 

 

 

 

 

10/11/2021: Image Gently Welcomes Dr. Melissa Pergola to the Steering Committee -Biography: Dr. Melissa Pergola, R.T.(R)(M), FASRT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

09/27/2021: Canada Safe Imaging: Promoting Radiation Safety in Healthcare Institutions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  08/19/2021: Penny F. Butler M.S., FAAPM, FACR, FSBI receives the AAPM's Marvin M.D. Williams Professional Achievement Award!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 08/09/2021: Effect of X-ray spectrum on size-specific dose estimates (SSDEs) for paediatric and adult patients undergoing CT scans

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

          

​​  7/20/2021: The AAPM Communicating Advances in Radiation Education for Shielding CARES committee has recently made available several modules discussing patient and fetal shielding. The following link will take you to the site where    information includes an introduction to the effort which includes a self-assessment and other related material. The four modules are: 1) Fetal and Gonadal Shielding During Radiography 2) Gonadal Shielding: Historical Perspectives 3)     Fetal Shielding 4) Factors that Reduce the Effectiveness of Gonadal Shielding. https://w3.aapm.org/cares/

 

 

 

06/10/2021: Low-dose CT of paediatric paranasal sinus using an ultra-low tube voltage (70 kVp) combined with the flash technique

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

05/05/2021: Optimized protocol for repeated chest X-ray in a pediatric cardiac intensive care unit   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 04/12/2021: A systematic review and meta-analysis of radiation dose exposure from computed tomography examination of thorax-abdomen-pelvic regions among paediatric population

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Go to journal home page - Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging03/29/2021: New image quality and dose reduction technique for pediatric digital radiography

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

       3/18/2021: The first of the RSNA dose exhibits from the 2020 annual meeting just debuted on the Image Wisely website

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Image may contain: 1 person, closeup2/10/2020:  The Image Gently Alliance is so pleased to welcome a new member to its Steering Committee: Quentin T. Moore, PhD, MPH, R.T.(R)(T)(QM) - Read his bio!

 

 

 

 

  • Image may contain: 1 person, hat and closeup2/5/2020:  Dr. Omolola Atalabi presented last month on behalf of Image Gently at the Pediatric Radiology Radiation Protection and Referral Guidelines Workshop held in Johannesburg, South Africa - See her report!