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Volume 5: Radiation Dose and Dose Reduction

On February, 22, 2017 the opportunity to earn SAM/CME credits associated with Radiology Select Volume 5: Radiation Dose and Dose Reduction will expire. If you have previously purchased access to the Volume 5 Online Educational Edition, you will need to complete the SAMs tests by midnight of February 22, 2017 to earn credit. After this date, your access to the online tests will be removed.

The Online Educational Edition of Volume 5 will be available at a 50% discount off the standard price until midnight of February 22, 2017. This offer applies to the Online Educational Edition only and does not apply to print or the tablet editions. The discount will appear on your receipt and your credit card will be charged appropriately. The tests associated with Volume 5 must be completed by midnight of February 22, 2017 in order to receive SAM/CME credits. After this date, your access to the online tests will be removed.

This volume features 35 articles that cover:

  • The challenges associated with safe use of ionizing radiation in medical imaging
  • The quantification of radiation exposure
  • Patient dose and risk
  • How to optimize and manage dose in various patient populations and body systems

The Online Educational Edition includes 4 SA-CME tests with an opportunity to earn 13 SA-CME credits. This enduring material can be applied towards the ABR self-assessment requirement.


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Watch a video introduction from Series Editor Deborah Levine, MD

Series Editor Deborah Levine, MD, and Guest Editors Denis Tack, MD, PhD and Cynthia H. McCollough, PhD discuss the importance of Radiology Select and its topic – Radiation Dose and Dose Reduction

Biographies

Radiology Select Volume 5: Radiation Dose and Dose Reduction Guest Editors

Denis Tack, MD, PhD, is a radiologist subspecialized in CT at the EPICURA Hospital in Baudour, Belgium. In 2005, he received his PhD degree from the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium. His thesis was entitled “Radiation Dose Reduction in Adult CT.” He was editor of the first (2007) and second (2012) editions of the medical books entitled Radiation Dose from Multidetector CT. He joined the thoracic imaging section of the Radiology Editorial Board in 2012.

Cynthia H. McCollough, PhD, is a professor of medical physics and biomedical engineering at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn, and a fellow of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine and the American College of Radiology. Her clinical and academic contributions are focused on CT imaging, particularly on developing techniques to reduce radiation dose without compromising diagnostic performance. As director of the multi-disciplinary CT Clinical Innovation Center at the Mayo Clinic, she works with numerous co-investigators on projects seeking to detect and/or quantify disease using CT imaging. She has served as an associate editor for both Radiology and Medical Physics and is active in numerous national and international organizations in the areas of CT imaging and radiation dose management.

To view the Radiology Select Volume 5: Radiation Dose and Dose Reduction editorial as it appears in the print edition, please click here.