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Quality in Nuclear Medicine

Editors: Glaudemans, A.W.J.M., Medema, J., van Zanten, A.K., Dierckx, R.A.J.O., Ahaus, C.T.B.K. (Eds.)

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  • ​Equips readers to ensure quality in nuclear medicine by providing a state of the art overview of the field
  • Reviews diverse management aspects, such as laws, standards, guidelines, patient safety, management instruments, and organisations
  • Covers specific issues, including radiation safety and equipment
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About this book

This comprehensive textbook provides a state of the art overview of the means by which quality in patient care is ensured within the field of nuclear medicine. Acknowledged experts in the field cover both management aspects, such as laws, standards, guidelines, patient safety, management instruments, and organisations, and specific issues, including radiation safety and equipment. Quality in Nuclear Medicine not only presents detailed information on the topics discussed but should also stimulate further discussion and offer an important tool to all professionals in the field of nuclear medicine and their stakeholders. Readers will find that the book provides a wealth of excellent guidance and reflects the pioneering role of nuclear medicine in advancing different aspects of quality within medicine.

About the authors

Andor W.J.M. Glaudemans, University Medical Center Groningen, Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Groningen, The NetherlandsRudi A.J.O. Dierckx, University Medical Center Groningen, Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging,Groningen, The NetherlandsJitze Medema, University Medical Center Groningen, Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Groningen, The NetherlandsAnnie K. van Zanten, University Medical Center Groningen, Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Groningen, The NetherlandsC.T.B. Kees Ahaus, Dutch Inst. for Healthcare Improvement, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Reviews

“This book addresses fundamental issues associated with ensuring quality in patient care in the field of nuclear medicine. … A variety of groups should find this book educational and useful, including students and experienced clinical leaders in radiology, nuclear medicine, molecular imaging, medical physics, health physics, patient safety, administration, regulatory bodies, professional organizations, agencies, and other stakeholders.” (Lawrence T. Dauer, Doody's Book Reviews, May, 2018)

Table of contents (29 chapters)

Table of contents (29 chapters)
  • The Road to Excellence: A Case Study of the Application of GMP, ISO 9001 and the EFQM Excellence Model in a Nuclear Medicine Department

    Pages 3-21

    Huizen, Lidia S. (et al.)

  • Good Clinical Practices in (Nuclear) Research

    Pages 23-57

    Pieterse, Herman (et al.)

  • The Added Value of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) in the Production of Radiopharmaceuticals

    Pages 59-67

    Gerrits, Edwin (et al.)

  • KEW/Euratom (In Europe and Internationally)

    Pages 69-90

    Meijne, Emmy I. M.

  • Vertebrate Animals Used for Experimental and Other Scientific Purposes: Principles and Practice for Legislation and Protection

    Pages 91-105

    Meulen-Frank, Miriam (et al.)

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eBook $119.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-33531-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $159.99
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Softcover $159.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Quality in Nuclear Medicine
Editors
  • Andor W.J.M. Glaudemans
  • Jitze Medema
  • Annie K. van Zanten
  • Rudi A.J.O. Dierckx
  • C.T.B. (Kees) Ahaus
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-33531-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-33531-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-33529-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-81537-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 466
Number of Illustrations
15 b/w illustrations, 56 illustrations in colour
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