Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 40, Issue 4, pp 511–513

Radiation safety in pediatric interventional radiology: Step Lightly

Review

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.

Keywords

Radiation safety Pediatric Interventional radiology Social marketing 

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Seattle Radiologists, Seattle Children’s HospitalUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA

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