The Department of Radiology & Radiological Sciences

Radiation Safety

Radiologists make daily decisions about how to balance effective studies and treatment with safe radiation dose.  These decisions are based on guidelines compiled by a multi-disciplinary team of experts as part of the Image Wisely initiative of the American College of Radiology (www.imagewisely.org).

            Radiation Exposure

                        Radiation Dose from Common Imaging Studies and Procedures

                        Risks vs. Benefits of Radiation Exposure

                        Risk Comparison

                        Risk to Pregnant Patients

                        Initiatives to Minimize Radiation Exposure in All Patients