Childrens pediatric nuclear medicine refers to imaging examinations done in babies young children and teenagers nuclear medicine imaging procedures are noninvasive and with the exception of intravenous injections are usually painless medical tests that help physicians diagnose and evaluate medical conditions. Clinical nuclear medicine includes sam cme certified content that is designed to meet the educational needs of its readers for more information on cnm sam cme educational offerings visit the lippincott cmeconnection portal to register online and take advantage of the free cnm sam cme opportunities. In writing a text about a developing specialty it can be a difficult task to provide the proper balance between theory and practice but nuclear medicine in clinical pediatrics demonstrates that this problem is not insurmountable editors hirsch handmaker director of nuclear medicine at childrens hospital of san francisco and jerold m lowenstein chairman of the department of nuclear . Nuclear medicine scans create images using special equipment that detects radioactivity a small dose of radioactive material called a tracer is given 45 minutes to 1 hour before the procedure the type of tracer used depends on what area of the body is being tested. Nuclear medicine imaging can provide important complementary information in the management of pediatric patients with neurological diseases pre surgical localization of the epileptogenic focus in medically refractory epilepsy patients is the most common indication for nuclear medicine imaging in pediatric neurology
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