Image Wisely, a joint initiative of ACR, RSNA, ASRT and AAPM, provides information to the medical community to promote radiation safety in medical imaging.

March 06, 2018

Physician Knowledge of Radiation Exposure and Risk in Medical Imaging

Recent studies have demonstrated poor understanding of medical radiation among various groups of health care providers. This article analyzes physicians’ knowledge of radiation exposure and risk in diagnostic imaging across multiple specialties and levels of training, and assesses the effectiveness of a brief educational presentation on improving physicians’ knowledge.

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