Dose Reduction

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Dose Reduction

Managing medical radiation is...a balancing act.a balancing act.Registered radiologic technologists and radiation therapistsare central to managing a patient’s medical radiation dose.Balancing the right dose for the right patient leads to optimal care.PreparationEducated R.T.s enhance the quality and safety of patient carewhile minimizing radiation dose.ConcentrationR.T.s focus on patients first.ActionPart of an R.T.’s game plan is to verify exam protocols andtreatment plans to reduce unnecessary radiation dose.TeamworkR.T.s are part of the health care team that monitors radiationdose to make exams and treatments safe and effective.SupportLawmakers can protect patients by supportingregistered R.T.s and enacting the CARE bill.


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