Radiation protection: more opportunities than risks - ESR Connect

COFFEE & TALK SESSION

C 9 - Radiation protection: more opportunities than risks

  • 3 Lectures
  • 60 Minutes
  • 3 Speakers

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Lectures

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C 9_1 - What is the ideal referral that we wish to receive?

C 9_1 - What is the ideal referral that we wish to receive?

16:46Adrian Brady, Cork / IE

Learning Objectives
1. To outline the importance of providing appropriate clinical information when requesting imaging studies.
2. To emphasise the two-way conversation between referrers and radiologists inherent in good radiology practice.
3. To reinforce the centrality of radiologist input in choosing the most effective use of imaging to answer clinical problems.

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C 9_2 - Very low dose: a paradigm shift in radiation protection?

C 9_2 - Very low dose: a paradigm shift in radiation protection?

22:11Reinhard W.R. Loose, Nuremberg / DE

1. To highlight the ALARA principle and requirements for diagnostic image quality.
2. To promote and demonstrate the chances of new dose reduction techniques.
3. To outline diagnostic limitations in cases of too-low dose protocols.

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C 9_3 - Defensive medicine: how to avoid inappropriate

C 9_3 - Defensive medicine: how to avoid inappropriate "rule-out" referrals

19:06Franz Kainberger, Vienna / AT

1. To assess the relevance of overutilisation, overdiagnosis, and overtreatment.
2. To use a simple grading for expressing the pre-test probability in referrals for imaging.
3. To assess the usefulness of strategies for reducing the rate of "rule-out" referrals.

EuroSafe Imaging: Radiation Protection and Patient Safety

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