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Accident prevention in radiotherapy

By O Holmberg

Abstract

In order to prevent accidents in radiotherapy, it is important to learn from accidents that have occurred previously. Lessons learned from a number of accidents are summarised and underlying patterns are looked for in this paper. Accidents can be prevented by applying several safety layers of preventive actions. Categories of these preventive actions are discussed together with specific actions belonging to each category of safety layer

Topics: Review Article
Publisher: Department of Biomedical Imaging, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Malaysia
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:3097664
Provided by: PubMed Central

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