Imaging Modalities

Reducing radiation dose requires a team approach. Radiologists, medical physicists, and technologists work together to ensure imaging quality and radiation dose safety.

Radiologists, imaging technologists, and medical physicists provided the information for these pages. The information have been reviewed by Image Wisely for accuracy and pertinence. If you discover an error in any material presented here, please contact us at ImageWisely@acr.org.

Use the links below to find information and resources tailored to your specific needs as an imaging professional. And be sure to take the pledge to image wisely!

  • General Radiation Safety 

    » General Radiation Safety 

    See helpful articles and information on general radiation safety in medical imaging.

  • Computed Tomography 

    » Computed Tomography 

    Reducing radiation dose in CT requires a team approach. Radiologists, medical physicists and technologists work together to ensure imaging quality and radiation dose safety.

  • Nuclear Medicine 

    » Nuclear Medicine 

    Nuclear medicine is the second largest source of medical radiation exposure after computed tomography. The benefits of nuclear medicine procedures are immense and certainly exceed the risks.

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    » Fluoroscopy 

    Fluoroscopic procedures have saved countless lives and improved the health of millions. Practitioners seek to preserve the benefits while reducing the risks — always looking to improve that balance.