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Faculty of Health Sciences

Department of Medical Imaging

CT Protocols & CT Optimization

CT Information


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CT Protocols Learn more

In this section, you will find best practice CT protocols (committee reviewed) aligned with vendors and anatomical body parts.

Standardized Radiology Reports Learn more

Effective communication is essential for radiology to play a key role in patient management. Radiologists communicate via the reports they generate. Here you will find examples of standardized radiology reports aligned with CT technical protocols.

Optimized Contrast Usage Ontario Health Clinical Guidance for the Conservation of Iodinated Contrast Media (ICM)

Responsible use of iodinated contrast is the responsibility of all radiology departments. In this section you will find best practices related to contrast use.

Radiation Safety Learn More

Patient centred care means ensuring that patient safety is optimized while having imaging examinations. This section provides resources and links to sites related to radiation safety.

Innovative CT Protocols

If your department is planning to initiate new imaging CT protocols, in this section you will find step by step descriptions of how to implement new CT protocols being adapted into clinical practice.

Dual Energy – Information coming soon.

Appropriateness/Choosing Wisely Learn More

Providing a quality CT program requires appropriate requests for CT examinations. In this section we provide links to choosing wisely advice related to ordering of CT examinations.

CT Safety Learn More

Here you will find a comprehensive guide to CT safety. These links cover all safety procedures that staff must adhere to as well as the safety features that the x-ray infrastructure must have.