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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