CT scans - information for parents and carers
Providing parents and carers with information about CT scans.
A CT scan is a medical procedure carried out by a machine that creates a 3D image of your body by moving in a circular motion around you.
CT scans - information for referrers
Provides doctors requesting CT scans with information regarding CT related radiation in children and young people.
CT scans - information for dental practitioners and their patients
Information supporting dental healthcare professionals to talk with parents and carers about CT scans.
CT scans - information for radiographers and medical imaging providers
Information to support medical imaging services undertaking specialised scanning on children and young people.
Information about diagnostic imaging from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on CT scan, MRI scan, X-ray scan.
An x-ray uses radiation to create a picture inside of the body. The x-ray beam is absorbed differently by various structures in the body to create the image.
CT scans and radiation exposure in children and young people
Information on CT scans and radiation exposure in children and young people.
Diagnosis for lymphoma may involve a range of tests, including biopsies, CT scans, MRIs, and PET scans. The results of these tests will tell doctors what type of treatments are available. Read to find out more.
Nerve pain diagnosis
The main way your doctor will diagnose nerve pain is by listening to you and examining you. Learn about tests and scans health professionals might do to determine the type of pain.