The overuse of ionizing radiation imaging on children has become an issue. The campaigns such as Image Gently have been successfully to put radiation safety top of mind for parents and healthcare providers leading the real gains have been demonstrated and documented at children’s hospitals. However, the campaign can only go so far because a lot of imaging is provided outside the hospital settings where there is too much variability. The Joint Commission is proposed and it plays an important role in increasing radiation safety in pediatrics.

 

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