FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions:

1.  Are screening exams worthwhile?
http://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info.cfm?pg=safety-hiw_05

2.  Can medical diagnostic imaging procedures cause future reproductive problems?
http://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info.cfm?pg=safety-hiw_13

3.  Can the exam hurt the baby of a pregnant woman?
http://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info.cfm?pg=safety-hiw_10

4.  Does radiation risk depend on age?
http://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info.cfm?pg=safety-hiw_03

5.  Does radiation risk depend on gender?
http://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info.cfm?pg=safety-hiw_06

6.  How big is the risk from medical imaging to future generations?  http://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info.cfm?pg=safety-hiw_14

7.  How much dose do I get from different imaging procedures?  http://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info.cfm?pg=safety-hiw_07

8.  How much radiation is too much?
http://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info.cfm?pg=safety-hiw_01

9.  I’ve had many CT scans.  Should I be concerned? http://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info.cfm?pg=safety-hiw_08

10.  Is diagnostic medical radiation safe?
http://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info.cfm?pg=safety-hiw_02 

11. What are the benefits of CT scans?
http://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info.cfm?pg=safety-hiw_04

12.  What is radiation dose?
http://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info.cfm?pg=safety-hiw_09