Guidance

Ionising radiation: protecting pregnant patients during diagnostic medical exposures

This report (RCE-9) provides information on the health effects in the embryo or fetus following exposure to ionising radiation during pregnancy.

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RCE-9: protection of pregnant patients during diagnostic medical exposures to ionising radiation

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This report provides practical guidance on how and when to prevent or reduce unnecessary fetal exposures when pregnant women are referred for diagnostic medical procedures involving X-rays or radionuclides.

Published 1 March 2009