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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.
Radiology report “disclaimers” increase the use of abdominal CT in the work-up of pediatric abdominal pain
By: Scott Alter, MD; Bria Walsh, MD; Patrick Lenehan, MD; Richard Shih, MD Abstract Objective Pediatric abdominal pain is commonly…
Disparities in Radiation Burden from Trauma Evaluation at Pediatric Versus Nonpediatric Institutions
By: Daniel Lodwick MD, MS, Jennifer Cooper MS, Phd, Dani Gonzalez MD, Amy Lawrence MD, Choonsik Lee PhD, Rajesh Krishnamurthy…
A snapshot of patients’ awareness of radiation dose and risks associated with medical imaging examinations at an Australian radiology clinic
By: N. Singh, A. Mohacsy, D.A. Connell, M.E. Schneider Highlights •Patients’ awareness regarding imaging radiation dose and risks is overall…
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.