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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.
Abstract Aims To compare the dosage of radiation the thyroid and gonad glands receive in pediatric patients undergoing chest X-rays,…
Utilization of a Radiation Safety Time-Out Reduces Radiation Exposure During Electrophysiology Procedures
Abstract Objectives This study sought to determine whether a radiation safety time-out reduces radiation exposure in electrophysiology procedures. Background Time-outs…
Simple Preoperative Radiation Safety Interventions Significantly Lower Radiation Dose During Central Venous Line Placement in Children
Purpose The purpose of this study was to reduce radiation exposure during pediatric central venous line (CVL) placement by implementing…
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.