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Quality in Nuclear Medicine

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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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Table of contents (29 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi
  2. Laws, Standards and Guidelines

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Good Clinical Practices in (Nuclear) Research

      • Herman Pieterse, Jan Pruim
      Pages 23-57
    3. The Added Value of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) in the Production of Radiopharmaceuticals

      • Edwin Gerrits, Herman J. Woerdenbag, Gert Luurtsema, Marjolijn N. Lub-de Hooge, Hendrikus H. Boersma
      Pages 59-67
    4. KEW/Euratom (In Europe and Internationally)

      • Emmy I. M. Meijne
      Pages 69-90
    5. Vertebrate Animals Used for Experimental and Other Scientific Purposes: Principles and Practice for Legislation and Protection

      • 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. Personnel and Public People

      • Johan R. de Jong
      Pages 117-130
    3. Radiation Safety in Patients

      • Marcel Greuter, Emmy Meijne, Johan R. de Jong, Wim Tukker
      Pages 131-150
    4. The Role of a Nuclear Medicine Department in Nuclear Accidents

      • Anne M. J. Paans, Johan R. de Jong
      Pages 159-166
  4. Equipment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 167-167
    2. Medical Devices

      • R. M. (Marcel) Löhr, J. A. W. (Koos) van Ringelenstein, G. E. (Gert) Drewes
      Pages 169-177
    3. SPECT/CT and Image Quality

      • Yves D’Asseler
      Pages 179-192
    4. Technical Aspects of PET/CT Image Quality

      • Antoon T. M. Willemsen
      Pages 193-209
    5. Patient Safety Considerations for Combined PET/MR Imaging

      • Michel Koole, Kristof Baete, Kwinten Porters, Ronald Peeters, Koen van Laere
      Pages 211-225
    6. Medical Imaging Informatics in Nuclear Medicine

      • Peter M. A. van Ooijen, Wiard Jorritsma
      Pages 241-267

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.

Keywords

  • Nuclear Medicine
  • PET/CT
  • PET/MRI
  • Patient Safety in Nuclear Medicine
  • Quality in Nuclear Medicine
  • SPECT/CT

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)

Editors and Affiliations

  • Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

    Andor W.J.M. Glaudemans

  • Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

    Jitze Medema, Annie K. van Zanten, Rudi A.J.O. Dierckx

  • Dutch Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Utrecht, The Netherlands

    C.T.B. (Kees) Ahaus

About the editors

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

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

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-33531-5

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Medicine, Medicine (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-319-33529-2

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-319-81537-4

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-319-33531-5

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XI, 466

  • Number of Illustrations: 15 b/w illustrations, 56 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Nuclear Medicine

  • Industry Sectors: Biotechnology, Health & Hospitals, Pharma

Buying options

eBook
USD 84.99
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  • ISBN: 978-3-319-33531-5
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book
USD 109.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book
USD 159.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)