Diagnostic Imaging Pathways - Paediatric, Hip Developmental Dysplasia

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Population Covered By The Guidance

This pathway provides guidance on the screening imaging of paediatric patients to exclude developmental dysplasia of the hips.

Date reviewed: March 2017

Date of next review: March 2020

Published: July 2017

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The relative radiation level (RRL) of each imaging investigation is displayed in the pop up box.

SYMBOL RRL EFFECTIVE DOSE RANGE
No radiation None 0
Minimal radiation Minimal < 1 millisieverts
Low radiation Low 1-5 mSv
Medium radiation Medium 5-10 mSv
High radiation High >10 mSv

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