Abstract Recent developments have made available free software tools that would expedite local quality assurance (QA) in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), incorporating established methodology. IQWorks is a software package for digital Imaging and communication in medicine image analy
The 30th Liverpool course on radiation protection and quality assurance (QA) in diagnostic radiology took place on 27-29th March 2012 at the Liverpool Women’s Hospital. The course is possibly the longest running course of its kind in the world and was established by Trevor Henshaw and
Dental radiology is one of the largest single groups of clinical radiographic examinations performed with somewhere in the region of 20 million dental x-ray examinations undertaken annually in both public and private dental practices in the UK and around 10% of examinations now involv
In this article I would like to describe some of the fundamental components of operational radiation safety specifically aimed at protecting workers and the general public, in particular the role and relevance of local rules and support provided by the Radiation Protection Adviser.
Having considered the system of radiation protection and the concepts of optimisation and application of dose limits, we can now consider the role of personal dose monitoring in demonstrating optimal levels of exposure and compliance with dose limits.
This is the fourth in a series of articles on radiation protection aimed at veterinary practice managers and others working in the field. The first article published in January was written by Paul Connolly outlined the background to radiation protection in veterinary practice includin