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Dose Reduction Campaigns - Video Lesson

Welcome back. This video is about the image gently and image wisely dose optimization campaigns. So here's where it all started. CT imaging is incredibly useful for diagnosing a wide range of conditions, which is good. But as the technology improved, The use of CT increased rapidly, maybe too rapidly. For example, the use of CT increased by over three hundred percent in just one decade. And today, there's about eighty million CT scans performed each year. So what's the problem with this? CT uses a relatively large radiation dose, which results in an increased risk of cancer. Two organizations were form to help increase awareness about this radiation risk. The image gently campaign and the image wisely pain. Image gently is focused on pediatric imaging. The stated mission of the Image gently Alliance is

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