TITLE

radiation therapy technologist

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1841
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "radiation therapy technologist" is presented. It refers to a technologist who assists specialists in nuclear medicine in the proper and safe use of radiation for patient diagnosis and treatment. A radiation therapy technologist performs various roles, including the operation of radiation detection equipment, the administration of radiopharmaceuticals, and the recognition and early treatment of radiation-related emergencies.
ACCESSION #
21243325

 

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