E³ - Rising Stars Programme: Basic Session - Organised by the EFRS

Radiation dose and image quality optimisation

Lectures

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BS 3 - Patient shielding in diagnostic radiography: is it effective?

BS 3 - Patient shielding in diagnostic radiography: is it effective?

19:53N. Mekis, Ljubljana / Slovenia

Learning Objectives
1. To explain the difference between in-plane and out-of-plane shielding.
2. To explain the pros and cons of shielding.
3. To provide an updated overview of position statements on shielding.

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BS 3 - Principles of radiation dose optimisation

BS 3 - Principles of radiation dose optimisation

19:34J. Santos, Coimbra / Portugal

Learning Objectives
1. To emphasise the need for radiation dose optimisation.
2. To discuss the role of diagnostic reference levels (DRLs) in the dose optimisation strategy.
3. To understand the importance of radiation dose monitoring.

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BS 3 - Image quality evaluation methods

BS 3 - Image quality evaluation methods

19:43M. McEntee, Cork / Ireland

Learning Objectives
1. To provide an overview of image quality requirements in diagnostic imaging.
2. To become familiar with the available image quality assessment methods.
3. To become aware of appropriate image quality analysis.

Speakers

Presenter

Nejc Mekis

Ljubljana, Slovenia

Presenter

Joana Santos

Coimbra, Portugal

Presenter

Mark F. F. McEntee

MONTENOTTE, Ireland