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Rôle des manipulateurs en curiethérapie

Authors
Journal
Cancer/Radiothérapie
1278-3218
Publisher
Elsevier
Volume
17
Issue
2
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.canrad.2012.12.007
Keywords
  • Manipulateur En Curiethérapie
  • Qualité
  • Organisation
  • Brachytherapy Technician
  • Quality
  • Organization
Disciplines
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Medicine

Abstract

Abstract The role of the technician in a brachytherapy department is essential for the cohesion of the treatment team made up of the radiation oncologist, the physicist, and the technician. He/she collaborates in the different treatment steps such as taking care of the patients, training of the professionals and research studies in collaboration with the team. He participates in all steps of the treatment such as preparation, technician's consultation, catheters/templates and radioactives sources implant, dose distribution analysis and treatment. He looks after the management of planning, radioactive sources and chemist's equipments. He takes part in the training of the junior technician, and support doctors and physicists in different studies. The procedure writing and the presentation of professional practices are also part of the technician task.

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