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Application of ionising radiation in healthcare is basic and routine in contemporary medicine. Benefits to patients from such application have been established beyond doubt (ICRP Publication 105 Radiological Protection in Medicine). It is difficult to imagine a healthcare system without modern diagnostic imaging and image-guided interventional procedures. A survey of policy leaders in internal medicine rated computed tomography (CT) imaging as one of the main healthcare innovations in the 20th century (Fuchs and Sox, 2001 ). The applications of ionising radiation in healthcare include:
- 1.4 Nuclear medicine