Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/11434/441
Title: Simulated learning in emergency training for high dose rate brachytherapy.
Epworth Authors: Tran, Yen
Nguyen, Thang
Seshadri, Venkata
Keywords: Epworth Radiation Oncology, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Brachytherapy
Radiation Oncology
Oncology, Radiation
Radiology, Therapeutic
Therapeutic Radiology
Diagnostic Imaging
Medical Imaging
Imaging, Medical
Patient Simulation
Issue Date: Sep-2014
Citation: Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology. Conference Publication: (var. pagings). 58 (pp 19), 2014.
Conference: 2014 Combined Scientific Meeting: Imaging and Radiation in Personalised Medicine
Conference Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Abstract: During a high dose (HDR) brachytherapy treatment, the likelihood of the source failing to retract or source detachment is very low due to the safety mechanisms built into the HDR unit. However, AAPM TG 591 recommends that all departments providing HDR brachytherapy should have emergency procedures in place and routinely test and practice the procedures.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11434/441
URL: http://www.epworth.org.au/Our-Services/Cancer-Services/radiationoncology/Documents/2014/ABG-2014-Presentation_Yen-Tran.pdf
Type: Conference Paper
Appears in Collections:Cancer Services
Health Administration
Radiation Oncology
Clinical Education & Simulation

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