TITLE

Contingency planning critical to ensuring medical isotope supply

AUTHOR(S)
Kondro, Wayne
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/7/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 8, p764
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the recommendation regarding the timely disclosure of potential disruptions in isotope supply and a valid plan for alternative sources of supply. The problem regarding the isotope supply emerged upon the scrap of plans to replace National Research Universal reactors with a pair of Multipurpose Applied Physics Lattice Experiment reactors. An Ad Hoc Health Experts Working Group on Medical Isotopes urged the development of national isotope distribution plan.
ACCESSION #
34526272

 

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