Publication - 2016
This white paper recommends the standardization (content and presentation order) of several “key components” of the radiation therapy prescription to facilitate accurate communication between radiation therapy care providers. The rationale, other similar efforts, and detailed considerations are described. The white paper also considers future directions for other items such as the simulation order, treatment planning objectives, prescription point or volume, treatment schedule, localization imaging, laboratory monitoring, concurrent chemotherapy, patient instructions for treatment, etc.
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ResourcesRisk-based Assessment of RT processes and Standardized Nomenclatures, What Clinicians Need to Know
RO-ILS Tip of the Month – October 2016
Author SocietyAmerican Society for Radiation Oncology
EndorsementsAmerican Association of Physicists in MedicineAmerican Association of Medical DosimetristsAmerican Society of Radiologic Technologist
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