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 scans, MRI scans, and X-rays.
Links to articles about tomography.
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.
An endoscopic ultrasound is usually a safe and effective way of finding out more about a problem in the lining of your upper digestive system and in structures beneath the lining.
CT scans and radiation exposure in children and young people
Information on CT scans and radiation exposure in children and young people.