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Dose Standardization and Optimization Are the Key
Wiebke Kathmann, PhD | 25.01.2017
At “Krankenhaus der Augustinerinnen” in Cologne, Germany, dose standardization and optimization are key. As a result, dose management is becoming increasingly important. Frank Schellhammer, MD, Chief of Radiology, describes how the hospital is keeping X-ray doses as low as reasonably achievable.
Photos: Sandra Stein
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2Bundesamt für Strahlenschutz (Bekanntmachung der aktualisierten diagnostischen Referenzwerte für diagnotische und interventionelle Röntgenuntersuchungen), https://www.bfs.de
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