Navigation Links
Special journal issue focuses on radiation dose optimization
Date:3/2/2014

To be published online Monday, March 3, a special issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR) focuses on improving the safety of computed tomography (CT) exams through careful radiation dose optimization. The issue was guest edited by Rebecca Smith-Bindman, M.D., from the University of California San Francisco, and John M. Boone, Ph.D., from the University of California Davis.

Articles include:

Dose Is Not Always What It Seems: Where Very Misleading Values Can Result From Volume CT Dose Index and Dose Length Product
J. Anthony Seibert, Ph.D; John M. Boone, Ph.D.

CTDIvol is not the radiation dose that the patient receives from a CT exam. The authors explain why patient size must be considered when estimating patient dose.


Content and Style of Radiation Risk Communication for Pediatric Patients
Joshua S. Broder, M.D.; Donald P. Frush, M.D.

Communication of radiation risks from diagnostic imaging of children requires a shared and defined responsibility between health care professionals, including the ordering physician and imaging experts such as radiologists.


Improving the Application of Imaging Clinical Decision Support Tools: Making the Complex Simple
Joshua S. Broder, M.D.; Safwan S. Halabi, M.D.

Optimal decision support tools could improve the appropriate use of diagnostic imaging by the automatic incorporation of data from the electronic medical record into evidence-based diagnostic algorithms tailored to individual patients.


CT Protocol Review and Optimization
James M. Kofler, Ph.D.; Dianna D. Cody, Ph.D.; Richard L. Morin, Ph.D.

The authors describe methods for pinpointing deficiencies in CT protocols and provide a systematic approach for optimizing protocols.


CTSim: An Interactive Computer Simulation to Learn the Fundamentals of CT Dose Optimization
Cindy S. Lee, M.D.; Erika Bildsten Reinhardt, B.S.; Rebecca Smith-Bindman, M.D.

CTSim represents a unique educational approach to help you understand how to optimize CT protocols for diagnostic quality and patient safety.


'/>"/>
Contact: Heather Williams
PR@acr.org
703-390-9822
American College of Radiology
Source:Eurekalert

Related medicine news :

1. Hypertensive patients specialty use changed with medical home
2. Parents unclear about process for specialist care for kids
3. China Biometric Access Controller Manufacturer SWAccessControl.com Announces A Special Offer On Its Biometric Fingerprint Scanners And Fingerprint Scanners
4. Sacramento Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine Specialists Tian Chao Herbs & Acupuncture Now Offering Massage Therapy
5. The Republic of Tea’s Ron Rubin Selected as Leadership Award Winner by Specialty Food Association
6. Laser Pointer Announces The Teaching Center GO-GO Presentation Design Special: Get One Hour and Give One Hour
7. Women’s Excellence in Endometriosis Now Offering Specialized Care for Chronic Pelvic Pain, Painful Intercourse, and Pain Periods, at Newest Location in Birmingham, MI
8. Special focus issue on sepsis
9. NFL Kicking Specialists Help Kicking For The Dream Raise Over $40,000 to Fight Ovarian Cancer in Its 2013 Fundraising Campaign
10. OhioHealth Welcomes New Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist
11. American Healthcare Documentation Professionals Group Launches ICD-10 Inpatient Certified Coding Specialist (CAA/CSS) Online Training Program
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/28/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... April 28, 2016 , ... University of ... McDonald to the role of vice president of Student Engagement. In addition to ... facilities, athletics and student life areas. , “In the space of just one ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... ... April 28, 2016 , ... Greener Hydroponics is now offering a large ... used by professional organic farmers and nurseries according to Sales Manager Joe Steele who ... pots. Our goal is to offer wholesale level pricing and ultra-fast shipping for growers ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... ... April 28, 2016 , ... Cognizin® ... VitaFoods 2016. , Nominated in the Healthy Ageing category, Cognizin® is being considered ... The Healthy Ageing division can include everything from antioxidants, lipids, proteins, and botanicals. ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... ... April 28, 2016 , ... ... Collaboration Platform™ , today announced a new Residency Education & Collaboration Platform ... medical knowledge, educational resources, and a host of collaboration tools designed to ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... ... April 28, 2016 , ... Metabolic Nutrition today announced ... week’s 2016 Europa Games Get Fit and Sports Expo in Orlando, Florida. ... Orlando Expo coming up April 29-30, was selected as the perfect event to introduce ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/28/2016)... PUNE, India , April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... - Pipeline Review, H1 2016" is a report ... pipeline and helps strengthen R&D pipelines by identifying ... best-in-class products. Company Profiles discussed in ... Menarini Industrie Farmaceutiche Riunite Srl, AbbVie Inc., Abiogen ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... Elekta today announced that its ... the focal point of seven scientific presentations at ESTRO ... Radiotherapy & Oncology, taking place April 29 - May ... system and a high-field MRI scanner with sophisticated software ... anatomy in real time. The MR-linac is designed to ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... 2016 Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: ... Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Deutsche Bank 41st ... on Wednesday, May 04, 2016, 10:00 am EDT (15:00 ... on the Presentations and Webcasts section of Shire,s Investor website ... will be available on this same website for approximately 90 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: