Standards and codes of practice in medical radiation dosimetry proceedings of an international symposium, held in Vienna, Austria, 25-28 November, 2002 by International Symposium on Standards and Codes of Practice in Medical Radiation Dosimetry (2002 Vienna, Austria)

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However, some papers deal with dosimetry in diagnostic radiology and nuclear medicine. Although many dosimetry techniques are discussed, calorimetry is featured in one session exclusively.

Many papers deal with dosimetry standards, protocols and comparisons. Standards and codes of practice in medical radiation dosimetry.

Proceedings of an International Symposium, Vienna, 25–28 November Volumes 1–2. pp ii +, (IAEA, Vienna, Austria). € ISBN Author: J E Burns. This practice describes the basic requirements that apply when making absorbed dose measurements in accordance with the ASTM E61 series of dosimetry standards.

In addition, it provides guidance on the selection of dosimetry systems and directs the user to other standards that provide specific information on individual dosimetry systems, calibration methods, uncertainty estimation and radiation processing applications.

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Dosimetry and Medical Radiation Physics (DMRP) Dosimetry Codes of Practice and Worksheets. One of the main tasks of the IAEA Dosimetry and Medical Radiation Physics Section is the development of Codes of Practice, or protocols, for the dosimetry of external beams used in radiotherapy.

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Regular dosimetry intercomparisons should be undertaken by institutions adhering to this Code of Practice in order to ensure the maintenance of accept- able standards. The procedures to be followed should include: (1) Calibration of the ionization chambers in a 6o beam, whose calibration is traceable to stan- dards laboratory.

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