IAEA experience in communicating radiation risks through the RPOP website.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The authors report here their successful experience of communicating information to health professionals, patients and the public on benefits and risks of ionising radiation in medical applications. The approaches used have been based on giving importance to clinical benefits against risks, as well as safety in use against risk of use. Communicating brief messages against catchy questions with positive and pragmatic approach resulted in making website on radiation protection of patients (RPOP) as the top website of the world in this area. Credibility of information has been maintained. The results show immense outreach in 213 countries/territories.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Rehani, MM; Holmberg, O

Published Date

  • July 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 165 / 1-4

Start / End Page

  • 22 - 24

PubMed ID

  • 25813478

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1742-3406

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/rpd/ncv042


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England