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Additional references: Optimisation process

Supplemental References 

Strauss, K.J., Goske, M.J., Kaste, S.C., Bluas, D., Frush, D.P., Butler, P., et al.. Image Gently:  Ten Steps You Can Take to Optimize Image Quality and Lower CT Dose for Pediatric Patients. AJR 194 (2010) 868-873

Crawley, M.T., Booth, A., Wainwright, A.  A Practical Approach to the First Iteration in the Optimization of Radiation Dose and Image Quality in CT:  Estimates of the Collective Dose Savings Achieved.  BJR 74 (2001) 607-614

Livingstone, R.S., Peace T., Chandy, S., George, P.V., Pati, P., Optimization and Audit of Radiation Dose During Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty.  JMP 32 (2007) 145-149

The Optimisation of Radiological Protection - Broadening the Process, Publication 101b, Ann. ICRP 36 3 (2006) 

Padovani, R.  Impact of Optimization in Newer Technologies (Communication) - Slides

Russel, M.T., Fink, J.R., Rebeles, F., Kanal, K., Ramos, M., Anzai, Y., Balancing Radiation Dose and Image Quality:  Clinical Applications of Neck Volume CT. AJNR 29 (2008) 727-731

INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY, Radiological Protection of the Patient - website

Tack, D.  Radiation Dose Optimization in Thoracic Imaging. Journal Belge de Radiologie - Belgisch Tijdschrift voor Radiologi 93 (2010) 15-19

Vano, E., Procedure Optimization and Image Quality Evaluation in Interventional Radiology Communication) - slides

Vano, E., Ubeda, D., Leyton, F., and Miranda, P.  Radiation Dose and Image Quality for Pediatric Interventional Cardiology, Physi Med and Biol 53 (2008) 4049