New World Health Organization Report: Communicating Radiation Risks in Paediatric Imaging (M Boyd, J Bushberg, S Ebdon-Jackson, et al, WHO)

Jun. 2, 2016 – Patients and families need to have access to risk-benefit discussions about health care interventions when, where, and in the way they need to best understand and use the information. The new WHO document, “Communicating radiation risks in pediatric imaging - Information to support health care discussions about benefit and risk,” is intended to serve as a tool for health care providers to communicate known or potential radiation risks associated with pediatric imaging procedures, to support risk-benefit dialogue in health care settings.

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