Category: Patient Safety

NCRP Recommends Against Routine Gonadal Shielding

The National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) has released Statement No. 13, NCRP Recommendations for Ending Routine Gonadal Shielding During Abdominal and Pelvic Radiography, which offers a roadmap for moving away from the long-held practice—including suggestions for revising state and local regulations.

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