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Task Group No. 252 Methodology for the development of pediatric techniques for computed radiography and digital radiography
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Charge

To establish a methodology for the development of pediatric technique charts for CR/DR based on the goal of obtaining consistent, appropriate detector air kerma. This TG aims to provide a scientific method to consistently deliver desired detector air kerma across a wide range of patient sizes and clinical conditions. Specifically, the TG report is to include:

  1. Methods to ensure consistent and appropriate air kerma at the detector entrance plane, under both automatic and manual exposure modes, based on knowledge of generator/tube performance from physics testing results.
  2. Guidelines for optimization of generator settings for a given detector air kerma and patient thickness to minimize beam-on time and ensure reproducible exposures. (e.g. focal spot size, mA/mS settings, kVp)
  3. Guidelines for additional optimization of patient entrance air kerma for given detector air kerma and generator settings
Bylaws:Not Referenced.Rules: Not Referenced.
Approved Date(s)Start: 9/23/2013
End: 1/1/1900
Committee Keywords: TG252
Board of Directors  [Status]
Science Council  [Status]
Imaging Physics  [Status]
Pediatric Imaging SC  [Status]
TG252 Methodology for the development of pediatric techniques for computed radiography and digital radiography Methodology for the development of pediatric techniques for computed radiography and digital radiography [Status]
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Chair

Robert MacDougall
Task Group Chair


Members - 2014 Roster

(dates shown below are beginning date of position)View 2015 Roster

There are 14 members and guests.
Ishtiaq H. Bercha, MSc


9/23/2013  Member -
Samuel L. Brady, PhD


9/23/2013  Member -
Kevin Sean Buckley, MS


9/23/2013  Member -
Thomas C. Fearon, PhD


9/23/2013  Member -
Mary  A. Keenan, DMP


9/23/2013  Member -
Andrew T. Kuhls-Gilcrist, PhD


9/23/2013  Member -
Robert D. MacDougall


9/23/2013  Task Group Chair -
Thalia T. Mills, PhD


9/23/2013  Member - (nonvoting)
Tony . Roder, MS


9/23/2013  Member - (nonvoting)
S. Jeff Shepard, MS


9/23/2013  Member -
Keith J. Strauss, MSc


9/23/2013  Member -
Robert A. Uzenoff


9/23/2013  Member - (nonvoting)
Charles E. Willis, PhD


9/23/2013  Member -
Xiaowei Zhu, MS


9/23/2013  Member -

Staff Assigned to Committee - 2014 Roster

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