Image Wisely is a joint initiative of the American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America, American Society of Radiological Technologists and American Association of Physicists in Medicine.
Non-Obstetric Emergencies in the Pregnant Patient: A Multi-Modal, System-Based, Head-To-Toe Review
Authors: G Joshi, K Zheng, V Mellnick, S Rohatgi, K Herr
Evaluating pregnant patients in the emergent setting is often challenging. Knowledge of the appropriate imaging work-up in the pregnant patient can minimize delays in diagnosis and also minimize the risks of radiation to the mother and developing fetus.
Image Wisely encourages practitioners to optimize the amount of radiation used in
medically necessary imaging studies and to eliminate unnecessary procedures