Volume 85. ICRP Publication 85: Avoidance of Radiation Injuries from Medical Interventional Procedures

1st Edition

Annals of the ICRP Volume 30/2

  • Print ISBN 9780080439754

Table of Contents

Preface. Abstract. 1. Introduction.

1.1. History. 1.2. Safety and interventional techniques. 1.3. Purpose of this document. 1.4. References for Introduction.

2. Case Reports.

2.1. Background. 2.2. Injuries. 2.3. References for Case Reports.

3. Radiopathology of Skin and Eye and Radiation Risk.

3.1. Introduction. 3.2. Radiopathology - skin. 3.3. Radiopathology - eye. 3.4 References for radiopathology and radiation risk.

4. Controlling Dose.

4.1. Factors that affect dose to patients. 4.2. Factors that affect staff doses. 4.3. Procurement. 4.4. References for controlling dose.

5. Patient's Needs.

5.1. Counselling on radiation risks. 5.2. Records of exposure. 5.3. Follow up. 5.4. Information to personal physician. 5.5. Advice to patient. 5.6. System to identify repeated procedures.

6. Interventionist's Needs.

6.1. Knowledge. 6.2. Training. 6.3. Continuing professional development. 6.4. Audits. 6.5. Development of new procedures.

7. Recommendations. Annex A: Procedures List. Annex B: Patient and Staff Doses. Annex C: Example of Clinical Protocol. Annex D: Dose Quantities. Annex E: Procurement Checklist.

Details

No. of pages:
80
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2001
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
Print ISBN:
9780080439754