Publication - 2017
This collaborative practice parameter focuses on multiple elements of treatment with total body irradiation (TBI). First, it looks at the process of safely delivering TBI. It then discusses the qualifications and responsibilities of the personnel involved in providing the treatment and the necessary equipment. Next, the document gives recommendations on patient and personnel safety. Finally, it addresses documentation requirements, education for both medical personnel and patients, and quality control/improvement and safety.
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Author SocietyAmerican Society for Radiation OncologyAmerican College of Radiology
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