Recorded: EIP 2012 ● Language: English ● Duration: 17 minutes Topic: General Pediatrics  


Speaker: AMY BERRINGTON DE GONZALEZ, DPhil, Senior Investigator, Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics,
National Cancer Institute, Maryland, USA

  Learning Objectives: At the end of the session participants will: (1) To understand the evidence for cancer risks from diagnostic radiation exposures (2) To understand the magnitude of these risks in children from common procedures such as head CT scans (3) To learn about the increasing trends in radiation exposure from diagnostic medical procedures