Pediatric X-ray Imaging
MedSun: Newsletter #73, June 2012

Radiation Emitting Products

The FDA has bolstered its efforts in radiation protection in medical imaging, particularly for pediatric patients. FDA's goals are to encourage manufacturers to address pediatric safety issues in improvements for X-ray imaging devices; and provide health professionals with guidelines enabling them to use the imaging equipment already in use at their facilities safely on pediatric patients.

Additional Information:

Radiation Emitting Products. Pediatric X-ray Imaging. May 14, 2012.
http://www.fda.gov/Radiation-EmittingProducts/RadiationEmittingProductsandProcedures/MedicalImaging/ucm298899.htm

Draft Guidance: Pediatric Information for X-ray Imaging Device Premarket Notifications. Medical Device Guidance Documents. May 10, 2012.
http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/DeviceRegulationandGuidance/GuidanceDocuments/ucm300850.htm

Public Meeting: Device Improvements for Pediatric X-ray Imaging. Workshops and Conferences. May 18, 2012.
http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/NewsEvents/WorkshopsConferences/default.htm


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