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IAEA Nuclear Medicine Publications

The following document is a list of IAEA publications that are related to the Nuclear Medicine practice.

This list is updated periodically.  It is organized by series i.e. Human health series, Safety standards etc. you may find new publications embedded in the list, we strongly advise you to scroll down through the entire list.

Please click on the title or the cover page to get to the respective publication.

Human Health Series


Diagnostic Radiology Physics

A Handbook for Teachers and Students

Publication 1564




PET/CT Atlas on Quality Control and Image Artefacts

Human Health Series No. 27

Publication 1642




Dosimetry in Diagnostic Radiology for Paediatric Patients

Human Health Series No. 24

Publication 1609




Standard Operating Procedures for PET/CT: A Practical Approach for Use in Adult Oncology

Human Health Series No. 26

Publication 1616


Roles and Responsibilities, and Education and Training Requirements for Clinically Qualified Medical Physicists

Human Health Series No. 25

Publication 1610


Nuclear Cardiology: Guidance and Recommendations for Implementation in Developing Countries

Human Health Series No. 23

Publication 1566


Practical Guidance on Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy (PRRNT) in Neuroendocrine Tumours

Human Health Series No. 20

Publication 1560


Quality Assurance Programme for Computed Tomography: Diagnostic and Therapy Applications

Human Health Series No. 19

Publication 1557


Nuclear Cardiology: Its Role in Cost Effective Care

Human Health Series No. 18

Publication 1516


Appropriate use of FDG-PET for the Management of Cancer Patients

Human Health Series No. 9

Publication  1438


Planning a Clinical PET Centre

Human Health Series No. 11

Publication  1457


Atlas of Bone Scintigraphy in the Developing Paediatric Skeleton: The Normal Skeleton, Variants and Pitfalls

Human Health Series No.16

Publication  1491


Clinical Translation of Radiolabelled Monoclonal Antibodies and Peptides

Human Health Series No.8

Publication 1416

Quality Assurance for SPECT Systems

Human Health Series No. 6

Publication 1394


Quality Assurance for PET and PET/CT Systems

Human Health Series No. 1

Publication  1393

Quality Assurance Programme for Screen Film Mammography

Human Health Series No.2

Publication  1381


Comprehensive Clinical Audits of Diagnostic Radiology Practices: A Tool for Quality Improvement

Human Health Series No.4

Publication  1425


Quality Assurance Programme for Digital Mammography

Human Health Series No. 17

Publication  1482


Human Health Reports

Quantitative Nuclear Medicine Imaging: Concepts, Requirements and Methods 

Human Health Report No.9 

Publication  1605



Implementation of the International Code of Practice on Dosimetry in Diagnostic Radiology (TRS 457): Review of Test Results

Human Health Report No.4 

Publication  1498


Books and Publications
Atlas QC

IAEA Quality Control Atlas for Scintillation Camera Systems - 2003

Publication  1141


Nuclear Medicine Resources Manual - 2006

Publication  1198

OG on Hospital Radiopharmacy

Operational Guidance on Hospital Radiopharmacy A Safe and Effective Approach - 2008

Publication  1342

QM Audits

Quality Management Audits in Nuclear Medicine Practices - 2008

Publication  1371

Available in Spanish



Strategies for Clinical Implementation and Quality Management of PET Tracers - 2009

Publication  1344

Training Course Series

Clinical Training of Medical Physicists Specializing In Nuclear Medicine

Training Course Series No. 50

Competency Based Hospital Radiopharmacy Training

Training Course Series No. 39

IAEA Technical Documents (TECDOC)
Clinical PET in Oncology

A Guide to Clinical PET in Oncology: Improving Clinical Management of Cancer Patients


Clinical Applications of SPECT-CT

Clinical Applications of SPECT/CT: New Hybrid Nuclear Medicine Imaging System 


Criteria for Palliation of Bone Metastases - Clinical Applications


Available in French, Available in Spanish


Development of Kits for 99mTc Radiopharmaceuticals for Infection Imaging


Thyroid cancer management

Nuclear Medicine in Thyroid Cancer Management: A Practical Approach


Strategy and Methodology for Radioactive Waste Characterization


Role of PET-CT in Radiation Treatment Planning

The Role of PET/CT in Radiation Treatment Planning for Cancer Patient Treatment 


Radioisotope Handling Facilities and Automation of Radioisotope Production


Development of Radioimmunometric Assays and Kits for Non-Clinical Applications


Management of Radioactive Waste from the Use of Radionuclides in Medicine


Radioisotopes and Radiopharmaceuticals Series

Technetium-99m Radiopharmaceuticals: Status and Trends

Radioisotopes and Radiopharmaceuticals Series No. 1

Publication 1405

Production of Long Lived Parent Radionuclides for Generators: 68Ge, 82Sr, 90Sr and 188W

Radioisotopes and Radiopharmaceuticals Series No. 2

Publication 1436

Cyclotron Produced Radionuclides: Guidance on Facility Design and Production of [18F]Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG)

Radioisotopes and Radiopharmaceuticals Series No. 3

Publication 1515

Nuclear Security Series

Security in the Transport of Radioactive Material

IAEA Nuclear Security Series No.  9

Publication 1348


Security of Radioactive Sources

IAEA Nuclear Security Series No.  11

Publication 1387


Safety Standards Series

Regulations for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material - 2012 Edition

IAEA Safety Standards Series SSR-6. Specific Safety Requirements.

Publication 1570

Available in Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish

Criteria for Use in Preparedness and Response for a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency

IAEA Safety Standards Series GSG-2

Publication 1467

Available in Arabic, French, Russian and Spanish

Radiation Protection Programmes for the Transport of Radioactive Material

IAEA Safety Standards Series TS-G-1.3. Safety Guide.

Publication 1269

Available in Spanish

Application of the Management System for Facilities and Activities

IAEA Safety Standards Series GS-G-3.1. Safety Guide.

Publication 1253

Available in Russian


Radiation Protection and Safety of Radiation Sources: International Basic Safety Standards

Jointly sponsored by EC, FAO, IAEA, ILO, OECD/NEA, PAHO, UNEP, WHOGeneral Safety Requirements Part 3 No. GSR Part 3

Publication 1578


International Basic Safety Standards for Protection against Ionizing Radiation and for the Safety of Radiation Sources (CD-ROM Edition, 2003)

IAEA Safety Series No.  115/CD

Publication 996

Available in Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish


Legal and Governmental Infrastructure for Nuclear, Radiation, Radioactive Waste and Transport Safety

IAEA Safety Standards Series No.  GS-R-1

Publication 1093

Available in Spanish, Arabic, French, Chinese and Russian

Governmental, Legal and Regulatory Framework for Safety General - Safety Requirements Part 1.

Publication 1465

IAEA Safety Standards Series 1100 Subject Classification: 0614-Legal and governmental aspects

Available in Spanish, French, Russian, Arabic, and Chinese

Regulatory Control of Radiation Sources

IAEA Safety Guide GS-G-1.5

Publication 1192

Available in Spanish

Safety Report Series

Radiation Protection in Paediatric Radiology

Safety Reports Series No.  71

Publication 1543


Release of Patients After Radionuclide Therapy

Release of Patients After Radionuclide Therapy

Safety Reports Series No. 63

Publication 1417

Applying Radiation Safety Standards in Nuclear Medicine

Applying Radiation Safety Standards in Nuclear Medicine

Safety Reports Series No.  40

Publication 1207

Optimization of Radiation Protection in the control of Occupational Exposure-

Optimization of Radiation Protection in the Control of Occupational Exposure  

Safety Reports Series No.  21

Publication 1118

Available in Spanish, French and Russian


Radiation Protection Cardiac CT

Radiation Protection in Newer Medical Imaging Techniques: Cardiac CT

Safety Reports Series No.  60

Publication 1366

Radioation Protection PET-CT

Radiation Protection in Newer Medical Imaging Techniques: PET/CT

Safety Reports Series No.  58

Publication 1343


Technical Report Series

Quality Assurance for Radioactive Measurement in Nuclear Medicine

Technical Reports Series No.  454


Technetium-99m Radiopharmaceuticals: Manufacture of Kits

Technical Reports Series No.  466


Comparative Evaluation of Therapeutic Radiopharmaceuticals

Technical Reports Series No.  458


Labelling of Small Biomolecules using Novel Technetium-99m Cores

Technical Reports Series No.  459


Therapeutic Radionuclide Generators: 90sr/90y and 188w/188re Generators

Technical Reports Series No.  470


Cyclotron Produced Radionuclides: Guidelines for Setting up a Facility

Technical Reports Series No.  471



Cyclotron Produced Radionuclides: Physical Characteristics and Production Methods

Technical Reports Series No.  468


Cyclotron Produced Radionuclides: Principles and Practice

Technical Reports Series No.  465


Nuclear Data for the Production of Therapeutic Radionuclides

Technical Reports Series No.  473

IAEA Position Statement

IAEA Position Statement

Release of Patients After Radionuclide Therapy