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 information about medical imaging examinations to paediatric patients and their parents/guardians; to gauge their confidence in doing so; and to seek their opinion about who is responsible for disclosing such information. Methods This study followed on from a previously […]

Physician Knowledge of Radiation Exposure and Risk in Medical Imaging

By: Jason B. Hobbs, MD, Noah Goldstein, BS, Kimberly E. Lind, PhD, MPH, Deirdre Elder, MS, Gerald D. Dodd III, MD, James P. Borgstede, MD Medical imaging is an increasingly important source of radiation exposure for the general population, and there are risks associated with such exposure; however, recent studies have demonstrated poor understanding of […]