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Quality Assurance Programs for a Linear Accelerator

Nilsson, Carl Magnus LU (2009) 7th International Conference on Medical Physics p.60-63
Abstract
Quality Assurance (QA) is a comprehensive method for evaluation of an accelerator's performance. It involves tools aiming at getting a correct absorbed dose to the patient and a good uptime. Daily, weekly, monthly and yearly checks of an accelerator are needed for a good surveillance of the accelerator. An acceptance test is done to check that the accelerator at delivery is within specified limits. The parameters are later checked within different timeframes to sec if the values keep within a specified limit, and if not then corrected. The QA and Quality Control (QC) of the accelerators at Malmo University Hospital are described.
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publication status
published
subject
keywords
Accelerator, Clinical Linear, Acceptance Test, Quality Assurance, Quality Control
host publication
Medical Physics In The Baltic States: Proceedings Of The 7th International Conference On Medical Physics
pages
60 - 63
publisher
Kaunas Univ Technology Press
conference name
7th International Conference on Medical Physics
conference location
Kaunas, Lithuania
conference dates
2009-10-08 - 2009-10-10
external identifiers
  • wos:000282770400013
ISSN
1822-5721
language
English
LU publication?
yes
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30196c96-c536-4708-bcb8-d30c8f98f42d (old id 1719764)
date added to LUP
2016-04-01 14:18:04
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2018-11-21 20:25:22
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