The following resources explain the risks and benefits of CT scans for children and young people and can be used by referrers, medical imaging providers and parents and carers.

The DIP 4 Kids App

The DIP 4 Kids App provides clinicians with guidance on paediatric imaging for over 20 common clinical conditions and injuries occurring in children and young people. It also includes information on the benefits and risks of CT scans that clinicians can share with parents or carers.

The app is free and can be downloaded from the Apple Store – DIP 4 Kids or the Google Store – DIP 4 Kids.

Resources for parents and carers

Brochure – What you need to know about CT scans for children: resource for parents and carers

A3 Poster – Talk to your doctor about… Your child and CT scans

Brochure – Cone beam CT scans in oral health care for children and young people

Resources for referrers

Brochure – CT scans for children: information for referrers

Resources for Dentists

Poster – Talk to your dentist about… Your child and cone beam CT scans

Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions – CT scans for children

Video presentations

Videos from the launch of the Reduction in Radiation Exposure to Children and Young People from CT Scans, National Workshop – Sydney, NSW – August 2015.

Session 1 – Welcome and opening

Session 2 – Radiation exposure to children and young people from CT scans

Session 3 – The resources unpacked – designing and delivering resources to enhance safety and quality in service delivery

Session 4 – Best practice, challenges and innovation

Session 5 – Questions and comments