The use of human factors methods to identify and mitigate safety issues in radiation therapy.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE New radiation therapy technologies can enhance the quality of treatment and reduce error. However, the treatment process has become more complex, and radiation dose is not always delivered as intended. Using human factors methods, a radiotherapy treatment delivery process was evaluated, and a redesign was undertaken to determine the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.radonc.2010.09.026

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