Study shows patients are positioned too low, negatively impacting radiation dose and image noise in chest CT.
Use of pediatric dose-reduction protocols and shielding for CTs vary among hospitals.
The controversy of covering low-dose CT for lung cancer screening continues, as groups argue lives saved versus dollars spent.
Low-dose CT screening for lung cancer does not result in diminished health quality of life or long term anxiety, study says.
Short but intensive training was effective in training radiology staff on dose reduction.
Knowledge of radiation safety among medical residents, including radiology residents, could be improved.
Radiologists need to play their part in educating the public about radiation.
The evidence exists that low-dose CT can save the lives of patients at high risk for lung cancer, according to MITA.
When it comes to dose monitoring, there are more questions than answers regarding standards and implementation, according to imaging professionals at SIIM.
Discrepancies in dose among institutions reveal underutilization of reduced-dose techniques.