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The aims of this conference included a review of progress over the last ten years in diagnostic radiology and nuclear medicine, the identification of means for the achievement of good quality medical services, and an assessment of the effectiveness of quality assurance measures in implementing the requirements of the EC Council Directive on radiation protection of the patient (84/466 Euratom, 4 September 1984). The following topics were discussed: (i) image quality; (ii) education and training; (iii) dose and risk assessment; (iv) operational considerations; (v) the role of the manufacturers; (vi) nuclear medicine.

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Authors: CONTENTO G, Servizio di Fisica Sanitaria, Ospedale S. Maria della Misericordia, Udine (IT);WALL B, National Radiological Protection Board, Chilton, Didcot (GB);SCHIBILLA H, European Commission, Bruxelles (BE);TEUNEN D (EDITORS), European Commission, Bruxelles (BE)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 15257 EN (1995) 512 pp.
Availability: Nuclear Technology Publishing, P.O. Box No. 7, Ashford, Kent TN23 1YW (GB)
ISBN: ISBN 1 870965 37 X
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