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.

January 16, 2020

Patient Gonadal and Fetal Shielding in Diagnostic Imaging Frequently Asked Questions

In December of 2019, the AAPM-led CARES committee (Communicating Advances in Radiation Education for Shielding) released a series of FAQs to help healthcare professionals and patients understand the reasoning behind updated recommendations to discontinue routine shielding of patients during medical imaging exams. The document was developed in collaboration with several radiological organizations, including ACR, RSNA, Image Gently, Image Wisely, and HPS, and it can be found at the link below.

Read the FAQs »

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