Factsheets and Useful Links

 

Useful links:

Inside Radiology
Accurate, up to date information about radiology procedures and interventions that is easy to use and understand for patients, carers and referrers,
www.insideradiology.com.au

Medicare Australia
www.medicareaustralia.gov.au

X-Ray Risk – Radiation Risk Calculator
Calculate your dose and estimate cancer risk from studies including CT scans, x-rays, nuclear scans and interventional procedures.
www.xrayrisk.com

Choose Wisely 
Choosing Wisely Australia® is an initiative of NPS MedicineWise in partnership with Australia’s health professional colleges, societies and associations.  The campaign is enabling clinicians, consumers and healthcare stakeholders to start important conversations about tests, treatments and procedures where evidence shows they provide no benefit, or in some cases, lead to harm.
http://www.choosingwisely.org.au

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists
www.ranzcr.edu.au

Radiology Info

The radiology information resource for patients
RadiologyInfo.org tells you how various x-ray, CT, MRI, ultrasound, radiation therapy and other procedures are performed
http://www.radiologyinfo.org/

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA)
http://www.arpansa.gov.au/services/ndrl/ndrlfactsheet.cfm
www.arpansa.gov.au/RPOP/Module

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