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The development and organizational format of a radiotherapy patient treatment chart.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2604853     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An important and time consuming responsibility of the Dosimetrist is to ensure and supervise accurate recording of delivered dose and treatment methods. With the rapidly growing complexity of technology, data, treatment protocol regimens and treatment methods, the need for accurate recording in a clearly arranged fashion has become imperative not only for daily patient treatment, but also for legal purposes. This paper describes the process of designing a patient treatment chart based on a review of charts already in use in various departments and aided by the input of all members of the Radiation Oncology treatment team at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Authors:
S Bynum; H McMurry
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Medical dosimetry : official journal of the American Association of Medical Dosimetrists     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0958-3947     ISO Abbreviation:  Med Dosim     Publication Date:  1989 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-02-21     Completed Date:  1990-02-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8908862     Medline TA:  Med Dosim     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  193-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiation Oncology, North Carolina Memorial Hospital, Chapel Hill 27514.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Forms and Records Control
Humans
Medical Records*
Quality Assurance, Health Care
Radiometry
Radiotherapy*
Radiotherapy Dosage

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