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AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011 Aug;197(2):475-81. doi: 10.2214/AJR.10.6122.

Pause and pulse: ten steps that help manage radiation dose during pediatric fluoroscopy.

Hernanz-Schulman M1, Goske MJ, Bercha IH, Strauss KJ.

Objective

The Image Gently Campaign of The Alliance for Radiation Safety in Pediatric Imaging seeks to increase awareness of opportunities to lower radiation dose in the imaging of children. Pause and Pulse is the most recent phase of the campaign, addressing methods of dose optimization in pediatric fluoroscopy.

Conclusion

This article discusses 10 steps that can be taken for fluoroscopic dose optimization in pediatric diagnostic fluoroscopy.

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