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About Image Gently
The Image Gently Alliance is a coalition of health care organizations dedicated to providing safe, high quality pediatric imaging worldwide. The primary objective of the Alliance is to raise awareness in the imaging community of the need to adjust radiation dose when imaging children.
Improve safe and effective imaging care of children worldwide.
The mission of the Alliance for Radiation Safety in Pediatric Imaging (the Image Gently Alliance) is, through advocacy, to improve safe and effective imaging care of children worldwide.
By: kathryn Tinsley Anderson, Marisa A. Bartz-Kurycki, Mary T. Austin, Akemi L. Kawaguchi, Lillian S. Kao, Kevin P. Lally, Kuojen…
Cumulative radiation dose estimates from medical imaging in paediatric patients with non-oncologic chronic illnesses. A systematic review
By: Marco Branbilla, Andreana De Mauri, Domenico Lizio, Lucia Leva, Alessandro Carriero, Clara Carpeggiani, Eugenio Picano Introduction The use of…
Benefit-risk communication in paediatric imaging: What do referring physicians, radiographers and radiologists think, say and do?
By: J. L. Portelli, J. P. McNulty, P. Bezzina, L. Rainford Abstract To assess how referrers and practitioners disclose benefit-risk…
Image Gently has been a valuable resource for parents and other caregivers as well as for health care providers, providing a wealth of accurate and balanced information on the use of x-rays in children for medical imaging. Today, the success of Image Gently is globally recognized as it became a benchmark for paediatric medical imaging worldwide.
Although [there are] a seemingly exhaustive supply of internet resources, a rare few are meaningful. I am very thankful for both [Image Gently and the World Health Organization for Communication Risks in Imaging] websites as they are stand-alones for being user-friendly and deployable…thus, I share them with my students!
I wanted to extend my sincere appreciation …. The information you have provided has relieved my anxiety and I am truly grateful.
This experience with Image Gently has raised our awareness and clarified radiation amidst much online confusion.