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Communicating Radiation Risks in Paediatric Imaging: Information to Support Healthcare Discussions About Benefit and Risk.

World Health Organization.

Overuse of diagnostic imaging poses patient safety hazards, particularly for children. This report reviews techniques clinicians can use to discuss risks associated with using radiologic procedures with parents of pediatric patients. The publication includes answers to common questions about various types of tests and tips for enhancing conversations with parents.