Journal publications

Please find below articles related to the goals and activities of EuroSafe Imaging published in Insights into Imaging, the ESR’s open access journal, and European Radiology.

June 2023 – European survey on the use of patient contact shielding during radiological examinations

May 2023 – QuADRANT: a study on uptake and implementation of clinical audit of medical radiological procedures in Europe – expert recommendations for improvement, endorsed by the ESR

February 2023 – How to establish and use local diagnostic reference levels: an ESR EuroSafe Imaging expert statement

November 2022 – Justification of CT practices across Europe: results of a survey of national competent authorities and radiology societies

March 2022 – Notifications and alerts in patient dose values for computed tomography and fluoroscopy-guided interventional procedures (European Radiology)

December 2021 – European consensus on patient contact shielding

July 2021 – Dosimetric quantities and effective dose in medical imaging: a summary for medical doctors

May 2021 – Radiation dose and diagnostic reference levels for four interventional radiology procedures: results of the prospective European multicenter survey EUCLID (European Radiology)

April 2021 – Referral guidelines for medical imaging in children: an ESR-EuroSafe Imaging survey on availability, awareness and use in clinical practice among European radiologists (European Radiology)

March 2021 – Cumulative effective dose from recurrent CT examinations in Europe: proposal for clinical guidance based on an ESR EuroSafe Imaging survey (European Radiology open access paper)

January 2021 – CT diagnostic reference levels based on clinical indications: results of a large-scale European survey (European Radiology)

January 2021 – ESR EuroSafe Imaging and its role in promoting radiation protection – 6 years of success

January 2021 – Improving justification of medical exposures using ionising radiation: considerations and approaches from the European Society of Radiology

December 2020 – Performance indicators for radiation protection management: suggestions from the European Society of Radiology

September 2020 – Radiation dose management systems—requirements and recommendations for users from the ESR EuroSafe Imaging initiative (European Radiology open access paper)

August 2020 – Recent updates in radioprotection (European Radiology open access paper)

August 2020 – Diagnostic Reference Levels based on clinical indications in computed tomography: a literature review

March 2020 – Harmonisation of imaging dosimetry in clinical practice: practical approaches and guidance from the ESR EuroSafe Imaging initiative

February 2020 – The Current Status of Radiological Clinical Audit and Feedback on the ESR Guide to Clinical Audit in Radiology and the ESR Clinical Audit Tool (Esperanto) – an ESR Survey of European Radiology Departments

September 2018 – The ESR Audit Tool (Esperanto): genesis, contents and pilot

February 2017 – Summary of the proceedings of the international forum 2016: “Imaging referral guidelines and clinical decision support – how can radiologists implement imaging referral guidelines in clinical routine?

May 2015 – Summary of the European Directive 2013/59/Euratom: essentials for health professionals in radiology

October 2014 – Radiation awareness among radiology residents, technologists, fellows and staff: where do we stand?

September 2014 – ESR statement on renewal of radiological equipment

December 2013 – ESR statement on radiation protection: globalisation, personalised medicine and safety (the GPS approach)

December 2013 – European survey on imaging referral guidelines

December 2013 – Imaging referral guidelines in Europe: now and in the future—EC Referral Guidelines Workshop Proceedings