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PMID:  25429027     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Quality assurance has been identified as an important part of radiation protection and safety for a considerable time period. A rational expansion and improvement of quality assurance is to integrate radiation protection and safety in a management system. The aim of this study was to explore factors influencing the implementing strategy when introducing a management system including radiation protection and safety in hospitals and to outline benefits of such a system. The main experience from developing a management system is that it is possible to create a vast number of common policies and routines for the whole hospital, resulting in a cost-efficient system. One of the key benefits is the involvement of management at all levels, including the hospital director. Furthermore, a transparent system will involve staff throughout the organisation as well. A management system supports a common view on what should be done, who should do it and how the activities are reviewed. An integrated management system for radiation protection and safety includes key elements supporting a safety culture.
A Almén; C Lundh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-11-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  Radiation protection dosimetry     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1742-3406     ISO Abbreviation:  Radiat Prot Dosimetry     Publication Date:  2014 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-11-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  2014-11-28    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8109958     Medline TA:  Radiat Prot Dosimetry     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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