Making CT Child Friendly in London and Stockholm

5min
Linda Brookes
Published on June 30, 2018
Children’s hospital radiology department is making pediatric imaging easy with this child friendly radiology room.

The need for a calm environment

At Astrid Lindgren Children’s hospital in Stockholm, an audio-visual display helps to make kids feel comfortable before a scan.

Distraction works

Children’s hospital radiology department is making pediatric imaging easy with this child friendly radiology room.

Having a welcoming environment in the scanning area created a ‘win-win’ situation for patients and the medical team at GOSH.


Catherine Owens, MD, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London

Projections, cartoons, and scanning


Lena Gordon Murkes, MD, Astrid Lindgren Children’s Hospital, Stockholm


By Linda Brookes
Linda Brookes is a freelance medical writer and editor based in New York and London with a record of working for a wide range of international clients and publications in the healthcare and pharmaceutical fields.