Quality in Nuclear Medicine

  • Andor W.J.M. Glaudemans
  • Jitze Medema
  • Annie K. van Zanten
  • Rudi A.J.O. Dierckx
  • C.T.B. (Kees)  Ahaus

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Laws, Standards and Guidelines

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Herman Pieterse, Jan Pruim
      Pages 23-57
    3. Edwin Gerrits, Herman J. Woerdenbag, Gert Luurtsema, Marjolijn N. Lub-de Hooge, Hendrikus H. Boersma
      Pages 59-67
    4. Emmy I. M. Meijne
      Pages 69-90
    5. Miriam van der Meulen-Frank, Jan-Bas Prins, Barry-Lee Waarts, Wiebe Hofstra
      Pages 91-105
  3. Radiation Safety

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 115-115
    2. Johan R. de Jong
      Pages 117-130
    3. Marcel Greuter, Emmy Meijne, Johan R. de Jong, Wim Tukker
      Pages 131-150
    4. Anne M. J. Paans, Johan R. de Jong
      Pages 159-166
  4. Equipment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 167-167
    2. R. M. (Marcel) Löhr, J. A. W. (Koos) van Ringelenstein, G. E. (Gert) Drewes
      Pages 169-177
    3. Yves D’Asseler
      Pages 179-192
    4. Antoon T. M. Willemsen
      Pages 193-209
    5. Michel Koole, Kristof Baete, Kwinten Porters, Ronald Peeters, Koen van Laere
      Pages 211-225
    6. Peter M. A. van Ooijen, Wiard Jorritsma
      Pages 241-267
  5. Preclinical Quality Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 269-269
    2. Aren van Waarde, Jürgen W. A. Sijbesma, Janine Doorduin, Philip H. Elsinga, Erik F. J. de Vries
      Pages 271-293
    3. Jürgen W. A. Sijbesma, Janine Doorduin, Aren van Waarde
      Pages 295-319
  6. Management Instruments

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 321-321
    2. Wouter A. Keijser
      Pages 323-339
    3. Jitze Medema, Walter Noordzij
      Pages 341-349
    4. Alexander van der Star
      Pages 351-362
    5. Annegrit Wijker, Jitze Medema, Robert Siepelinga
      Pages 363-374
    6. Katinka Lauwerens-Daniëls, Johann Freese
      Pages 387-394
  7. Organisations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 395-395
    2. Sabine Ettinger, Giorgio Testanera, Terez Sera, Ronald Boellaard, Fred Verzijlbergen, Arturo Chiti
      Pages 415-427
    3. Imene Zerizer, Arman Parsai
      Pages 445-451
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 453-466

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.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Andor W.J.M. Glaudemans
    • 1
  • Jitze Medema
    • 2
  • Annie K. van Zanten
    • 3
  • Rudi A.J.O. Dierckx
    • 4
  • C.T.B. (Kees)  Ahaus
    • 5
  1. 1.Medicine and Molecular ImagingUniversity Medical Center GroningenGroningenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Nuclear Medicine and Molecular ImagingUniversity Medical Center GroningenGroningenThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Nuclear Medicine and Molecular ImagingUniversity Medical Center GroningenGroningenThe Netherlands
  4. 4.Nuclear Medicine and Molecular ImagingUniversity Medical Center GroningenGroningenThe Netherlands
  5. 5.Dutch Institute for Healthcare ImprovementUtrechtThe Netherlands

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-33529-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-33531-5
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals
Nuclear Medicine