Patient Care and Research

ACR/ASTRO Practice Parameter for the Performance of Total Body Irradiation

Published:  2017

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This collaborative practice parameter focuses on the following elements of treatment with total body irradiation (TBI): 1) the process of safely delivering TBI; 2) the qualifications and responsibilities of the personnel involved in providing treatment and the necessary equipment; 3)  patient and personnel safety; and 4) documentation requirements, education for both medical personnel and patients, and quality control/improvement and safety.

Developed in collaboration with:

  • American College of Radiology
  • American Society for Radiation Oncology

Key Points:

  • Process
  • Qualifications of Personnel
  • Equipment
  • Safety


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