Clarification on the Use of Gonadal and Fetal Shielding for Patients

We would like to inform you that the College of Medical Radiation and Imaging Technologists of Ontario (CMRITO) has provided an important clarification on a recent CAMRT position statement called “Discontinuing the Use of Gonadal and Fetal Shielding for Patients.” The CAMRT statement “recommends that MRTs advocate for their facilities to make the necessary adjustment to their respective policy and procedures to discontinue the use of gonadal and fetal shielding on patients undergoing x-ray-based diagnostic imaging.” It also “recommends that these policies be reflective of current best practice and be compliant with all relevant provincial and federal legislation.” READ MORE


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