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.

August 05, 2020

Watch on Demand: A Team Approach to Stop Gonadal Shielding Amidst COVID-19

Learn how radiologist Jay K. Pahade, MD, medical physicist Adel Mustafa, PhD, and radiologic technologist Kelly Thomas used the COVID-19 pandemic as an impetus for change at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Their team-based approach to cease routine use of gonadal shielding for radiographs, in line with the latest science and best practices, has helped them improve patient care and reduce the risk of COVID-19 exposure.

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Image Wisely encourages practitioners to optimize the amount of radiation used in
medically necessary imaging studies and to eliminate unnecessary procedures

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