Child Imaging Safety: Who & how
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The WFPI is a member of the Alliance for Radiation Safety in Pediatric Imaging and is an active participant in the Image Gently campaign helping to build a framework for addressing international child imaging safety needs. This group will address radiation safety as a priority. In collaboration with other international experts and under Image Gently’s stewardship, this group will aim to:
- Support Image Gently and the work of other societies and agencies throughout the world in the goal of promoting radiation protection for children worldwide
- Federate WFPI patient safety experts with Image Gently’s international group to secure Image Gently input into WFPI focus areas such as radiation safety and region-specific recommendations on radiation protection for children.
Here (a broad variety of helpful websites) and here (links to specific educational materials)
These web-links are intended to provide pertinent and up-to-date information to enhance your knowledge of medical imaging, imaging anatomy, and radiation safety. We have included links to medical imaging education campaigns, national and international radiology-based organizations, and universities and colleges from countries all over the world. Please let us know if you experience any issues with our links or if you have suggestions about other great websites that provide educational guidelines, promote awareness of patient safety, or elaborate on imaging exam justification and optimization for pediatric patients.
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