WHO document – Communication radiation risks in paediatric imaging
We want to inform that WHO has just published the document “Communication radiation risks in paediatric imaging: Information to support health care discussions about benefit and risk”
This document is intended to be a tool for health care providers to communicate about risks associated with paediatric imaging procedures.
The document is freely available at this link http://www.who.int/ionizing_radiation/pub_meet/radiation-risks-paediatric-imaging/en/ , where you will find the pdf full report version plus three separate pdf files for end-users to be able to download separately the chapters 1, 2 & 3. The document has been written in English but you will also find there the executive summary in Arabic, Chinese, English French, Spanish, Russian and Portuguese. The document has been also announce at the webpage of the Department on Public health, environmental and social determinants of health (PHE) http://www.who.int/phe/en/ and at the main page of the WHO website http://www.who.int/en/ with a feature story at http://www.who.int/features/2016/to-xray-or-not-to-xray/en/ .