Volume: Vol2, Issue 2/2013

Published on: Jun 2013

Contains 15 articles

The Romanian Medical Physics Profession within International Context (II) - The role of the medical physicist in Imaging ...

 

Authors

ANDREEA DOHATCU *,1, MIHAELA ROŞU 2, PETRE T. FRANGOPOL 3

 

Affiliation

1Centrul Medical Universitar Pittsburgh
2Departmentul de Radioterapie Oncologică, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond
3Institutul Naţional de Cercetare-Dezvoltare pentru Fizică şi Inginerie Nucleară „Horia Hulubei“

 

 

The medical physicist plays a vital, often leading role in the clinical team and is an invaluable member due to his/her unique qualifications: a scientist with solid background in physics, with emphasis on imaging or therapy radiation physics, complemented by basic anatomy, clinical and radiobiological background. The main focus of this paper is to outline the specific roles of the diagnostic/imaging medical physicist, who, ultimately, has to ensure the safe and effective operation of the imaging equipment throughout the institution.

 

Keywords

Medical Physics, Diagnostic Medical Physicist Profession, Clinical Imaging Physicist Profession, Romania

Pages

132-140

 

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