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dosimeter

[dō′sim·əd·ər]
(nucleonics)
An instrument that measures the total dose of nuclear radiation received in a given period. Also spelled dosemeter.
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International in coverage and wide in scope, its audience includes "any practitioner working in radiotherapy and oncology or a science related field," including radiation therapists, oncologists, dosimetrists, medical physicists, clinical scientists, and others [23].
Dosimetrist (do-SIM-uh-trist): A person who plans and calculates the proper radiation dose for treatment.
Radiation therapists provide other assistance to dosimetrists and to medical radiation physicists, who keep the linear accelerator working.
How can this be fulfilled if there is no representation by radiation therapists and medical dosimetrists among officers or chapter delegates?
Finally, we're pleased that radiation therapists and medical dosimetrists found the recent article on lymphedema after breast cancer treatment especially helpful and direct them to our sister journal, Radiation Therapist, for more Directed Readings, research articles and columns specific to their discipline.
T), CMD, is a dosimetrist and therapist in the Radiation Therapy Department at the Al Hada Armed Forces Hospital in Taif, Saudi Arabia.
Radiation oncologists, medical physicists, dosimetrists, radiation therapists, radiation oncology nurses and nurse practitioners, biologists, physician assistants and practice administrators comprise ASTRO's nearly 10,000 members, making it the largest radiation oncology organization of its kind.
Medical physicists review plans developed by dosimetrists, workers who calculate the amount of radiation to be used in treatment.
and William Beaumont Hospital in Michigan, this textbook for radiation therapy technologists, dosimetrists, and radiation oncologists reviews the basic physics and technology of radiation therapy.
Radiation oncologists, radiation oncology nurses, medical physicists, radiation therapists, dosimetrists, and biologists comprise the American Society for Radiation Oncology's (ASTRO, www.
The Physics of Radiotherapy X-Rays and Electrons also is a comprehensive book that would be a great reference tool for established medical physicists, radiation oncologists, medical dosimetrists and radiation therapy educators.
30) The vacancy rate for medical dosimetrists declined from 8% in 2004 to 5.