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Join our next webinar – Clinical Hybrid Imaging: Radiation Issues

Posted November 9, 2018

EuroSafe Imaging is pleased to announce another free webinar organised together with the IAEA Radiation Protection of Patients (RPOP) Unit and the European Society for Hybrid, Molecular and Translational Imaging (ESHIMT). It is scheduled for December 10, 2018, at 15:00 CET. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about radiation issues in clinical hybrid imaging! Find out more here.


Tips & Tricks: Trauma Board in CT Examinations

Posted November 29, 2018

The Ask EuroSafe Imaging initiative has published a new Tips & Tricks edition dedicated to the trauma board in CT examinations. Learn more about the effect of trauma boards on dose and image quality and what to keep in mind with paediatric patients. Access the Tips & Tricks here.

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Save the date for our webinar – Justification and guidelines in medical imaging

Posted November 28, 2018

EuroSafe Imaging and the IAEA Radiation Protection of Patients Unit are pleased to announce a jointly organised free webinar on Justification and guidelines in medical imaging: why, how and for whom?

It will be held on January 24, 2019, at 15:00-16:00 CET. Stay tuned for further information, which will soon be published.


My child will have a CT scan! A guide for parents

Posted November 15, 2018

EuroSafe Imaging aims at improving quality and safety in medical imaging. Part of its mission is also to improve information for patients. Therefore, the Ask EuroSafe Imaging initiative has just published a short guide for parents whose children will have a computed tomography (CT) scan.

The guide explains for example what a CT scan is, how a CT scanner looks like, why a CT is needed and how it is done. In addition, it provides information on the importance of justification of a CT scan and risks related to CT. The guide can be downloaded here.

 


EuroSafe Imaging Stars: Welcome to the Acibadem City Clinic Tokuda Hospital

Posted November 13, 2018

We are very pleased to welcome the radiology department of the Acibadem City Clinic Tokuda Hospital (Sofia, BG) as a 5-Star department to our network of radiation protection best practice centres in September 2018. The hospital is the first Bulgarian EuroSafe Imaging Star and we look forward to expaning our network in Bulgaria in the next few months.

If your imaging department is no EuroSafe Imaging Star yet, then join our network here.


Celebrate the International Day of Radiology 2018 with us

Posted November 8, 2018

Today, the 7th International Day of Radiology (IDoR) is celebrated! All over the world people join us in celebrating Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen’s invention, the incredible developments that have been made since, and the important role imaging plays in healthcare and patient safety today. This year the IDoR is focusing on cardiac imaging.

As in previous years, a dedicated IDoR book has been published: The HEART revealed. Radiology in the Diagnosis and Management of Cardiac Conditions. EuroSafe Imaging has contributed an article on Influence of Protocol Optimisation on Radiation Exposure in Cardiac Imaging written by Prof. Valentin Sinitsyn and Dr. Maria Glazkova. It is available here.

Further information about IDoR, and the complete book are available here.

 

 


EuroSafe Imaging Stars: Welcome to the Konstantopoulio General Hospital

Posted October 22, 2018

We are very pleased to welcome the Konstantopoulio General Hospital (Nea Ionia-Athens, GR) as a 5-Star department to our network of radiation protection best practice centres in October 2018. So far, three Greek centres have been awarded with 5 Stars and we look forward to welcoming more imaging centres from Greece to our Stars network.

If your imaging department is no EuroSafe Imaging Star yet, then join our network here.


EuroSafe Imaging meets AfroSafe at JFR

Posted October 19, 2018

The Journées Francophones de Radiologie (JFR) were held in Paris from October 12-15, 2018. On this occasion, Prof. Guy Frija, chair of EuroSafe Imaging, met with Prof. Boudjema Mansouri and Prof. Hassen Gharbi from the AfroSafe initiative to discuss joint activities to strenghten medical radiation protection in Africa.

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New Tips & Tricks online

Posted October 16, 2018

The Ask EuroSafe Imaging initiative has published two new Tips & Tricks editions dedicated to automatic exposure control and radiation protection of pregnant patients in interventional radiology.

The Tips & Tricks editions published in 2017 focusing on CT, interventional radiology and paediatric imaging have been accredited by the Austrian Medical Chamber. Take a look at the Tips & Tricks, take the questionnaires afterwards on the ESR’s e-learning platform Education on Demand and earn 2-3 e-CME points. New Tips & Tricks presentations are added regularly.


EuroSafe Imaging Stars: Welcome to the Necker Enfants Malades University Hospital

Posted October 5, 2018

We are very pleased to welcome the Necker Enfants Malades University Hospital, Pediatric and Adult Radiology (Paris, FR) as 5-Star departments to our network of radiation protection best practice centres in September 2018.

If your imaging department is no EuroSafe Imaging Star yet, then join our network here.