FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) regulates medical imaging devices, including X-ray machines that emit ionizing radiation. Among the FDA’s responsibilities is keeping consumers informed about minimizing unnecessary radiation exposure during medical procedures. While X-ray imaging has led to significant improvements in the diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions in children, it is important that their exposure to radiation be minimized. This video contains 3 tips for parents and caregivers so you can help, too.
For more information on the topic: https://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm591750.htm
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