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Radiation Protection of Patients

Information to help health professionals achieve safer use of radiation in medicine for the benefit of patients. Methods for avoiding accidental exposures in radiotherapy available and training material in the form of power point slides in many areas is available for free download. In addition information for occupational protection in medical exposure is available.

Resource Information

Quality Level Quality-checked by NS Professional staff
Completeness Comprehensive
Update Frequency Continually
Last Resource Update 2012
Subject Nuclear Medicine; Nutrition; Medical Physics; Medical Applications of Radioisotopes
Organizational Source Nuclear Safety
Data Type Documents
Keywords Human Health; paediatric radiology; pregnancy; dental radiology; Patient protection; medical exposure; computed tomography; PET/CT; radiation risks; radiation dose; cardiology; Nuclear Medicine; Radiotherapy; digital radiology; Radiology; mammography
Contact Point patient.protection@iaea.org
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