Sustainability of medical imaging

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7449.1201 (Published 17 May 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:1201

Proposed licensing system and consent procedure are impractical

  1. Bob Bury, consultant radiologist (bob.bury@leedsth.nhs.uk)
  1. Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds LS1 3EX

    EDITOR—It is difficult to argue with Picano's premise that it would be a good thing if the doctors who referred patients for examinations using ionising radiation had a clearer idea of the risks involved.1 However, Hardingham is right to point out that his suggested solution of a “driving licence” is completely impractical, and is based on a misunderstanding of the current …

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