publication . Article . 2016

Quality Control Assessment of Radiology Devices in Kerman Province, Iran

Zahra Jomehzadeh; Ali Jomehzadeh; Mohammad Bagher Tavakoli;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2016 Journal: Iranian Journal of Medical Physics (issn: 2345-3672, eissn: 2345-3672, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
Introduction Application of quality control (QC) programs at diagnostic radiology departments is of great significance for optimization of image quality and reduction of patient dose. The main objective of this study was to perform QC tests on stationary radiographic X-ray machines, installed in 14 hospitals of Kerman province, Iran. Materials and Methods In this cross-sectional study, QC tests were performed on 28 conventional radiographic X-ray units in Kerman governmental hospitals, based on the protocols and criteria recommended by the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), using a calibrated Gammex QC kit. Each section of the QC kit incorporated differe...
free text keywords: Diagnostic X-Ray, Quality Control, Radiology Device, Medical physics. Medical radiology. Nuclear medicine, R895-920
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