Experts offer tips on how to talk about dose risks with patients

11/27/2011 | MolecularImaging.net

When talking about the radiation risks from an imaging procedure with patients, it is important to use simple language, which means avoiding the use of too much jargon and complicated information, experts said during a radiology group's meeting. It is also important to emphasize the benefits of a certain procedure versus the risks, since radiologists and the media seldom discuss the benefits of imaging tests, one expert said.

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