Lower the Dose: The Concern About Radiation

April 10, 2017

The Lower the Dose initiative has been established for people in the human health care profession for about 3 years, while the veterinarian initiative is only a few months old. Michael Bailey, DVM, DACVR, project manager for IDEXX, explains that while there are well-established federal radiation safety standards, many people have become lax about them.

The Lower the Dose initiative has been established for people in the human health care profession for about 3 years, while the veterinarian initiative is only a few months old.

Michael Bailey, DVM, DACVR, project manager for IDEXX, explains that while there are well-established federal radiation safety standards, many people have become lax about them. Lower the Dose is trying to remind veterinarian technicians and other health care professionals that there still is a concern about radiation.