A survey of radiation safety training among South African interventionalists

  title={A survey of radiation safety training among South African interventionalists},
  author={Anuradha Rose and William Ian Duncombe Rae},
Background. Ionising radiation is increasingly being used in modern medicine for diagnostic, interventional and therapeutic purposes. There has been an improvement in technology, resulting in lower doses being emitted. However, an increase in the number of procedures has led to a greater cumulative dose for patients and operators, which places them at increased risk of the effects of ionising radiation. Radiation safety training is key to optimising medical practice. Objective. To present the… CONTINUE READING

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