Optimization of radiotherapy : report of a WHO meeting of investigators [held in Geneva from 11 to 15 September 1978]
AbstractExtends expert advice on how to make the right choices when planning, equipping, staffing and financing radiotherapy departments. Advice on the most appropriate selection of equipment is particularly extensive. Readers are advised on factors to consider when comparing cobalt-60 machines and high-energy X-ray machines, evaluating the conditions in which an electron accelerator is justified, determining the equipment needed for brachytherapy, and deciding on the acceptability of second-hand machines for institutes in developing countries. Readers are also given guidance on the fractionation of radiation doses appropriate to conditions in developing countries and on the costs of various combinations of radiation machines. Cost effectiveness data, set out in a series of tables, enable the reader to compare the costs of typical courses of chemotherapy and radiotherapy
WHO Meeting of Investigators on the Optimization of Radiotherapy Particularly for Developing Countries (1978: Cambridge, England) & World Health Organization. (1980). Optimization of radiotherapy : report of a WHO meeting of investigators [held in Geneva from 11 to 15 September 1978]. World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/41395
World Health Organization technical report series ; no. 644
DescriptionRussian version of nos. 637-657 bound together (barcode no. 00073788)
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Доклад Объединенной исследовательской группы МАГАТЭ/ВОЗ по использованию установок для телетерапии радиоизотопов и сверхвысоких излучений в радиотерапии Исполнительный комитет, 25 сессия (EB25.R14, 1960)