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.