, Volume 40, Issue 4, pp 511-513
Date: 12 Mar 2010

Radiation safety in pediatric interventional radiology: Step Lightly

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Abstract

The “Step Lightly” campaign, launched in 2009, is the next phase of the “Image Gently” social marketing campaign, and focuses on improving radiation safety during pediatric interventional radiology procedures. Downloadable content available on the Image Gently website includes parent-friendly information about radiation dose, protocol suggestions and procedure checklists for providers, and information for referring physicians, radiologic technologists and physicists. There are also links to additional reading material and to other relevant organizations.

Dr. Sidhu has indicated that she has no relevant financial relationships or potential conflicts of interest related to the material presented.