Dosimetry and Medical Radiation Physics (DMRP)

Publications

IAEA Resources in Dosimetry and Medical Radiation Physics (PDF)

Radiotherapy Facilities: Master Planning and Concept Design Considerations
IAEA Human Health Reports 10
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Postgraduate Medical Physics Academic Programmes
Training Course Series 56
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Transitioning from 2-D Radiation Therapy to 3-D Conformal Radiation Therapy and Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy: Training Material
Training Course Series (CD-ROM) 55
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Development of Procedures for In Vivo Dosimetry in Radiotherapy
IAEA Human Health Reports 8
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Roles and Responsibilities, and Education and Training Requirements for Clinically Qualified Medical Physicists
(Human Health Series No. 25, STI/PUB/1610); 2013
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Record and Verify Systems for Radiation Treatment of Cancer: Acceptance Testing, Commissioning and Quality Control
(Human Health Reports No. 7, STI/PUB/1607); 2013
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Clinical Training of Medical Physicists Specializing in Diagnostic Radiology
Training Course Series No. 47 - Spanish Version,(ISSN 1018-5518), 2013
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Clinical Training of Medical Physicists Specializing in Nuclear Medicine
Training Course Series No. 50, Spanish Version (ISSN 1018-5518) 2013
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Clinical Training of Medical Physicists Specializing in Nuclear Medicine
Training Course Series No. 50, French Version (ISSN-1018-5518), 2012
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Clinical Training of Medical Physicists Specializing in Radiation Oncology
Training Course Series No. 37, French Version (ISSN-1018-5518, 2012
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Clinical Training of Medical Physicists Specializing in Radiation Oncology
Training Course Series No. 37, Russian Version (ISSN-1018-5518), 2012
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Quality Assurance Programme for Computed Tomography: Diagnostic and Therapy Applications
IAEA Human Health Series No. 19
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Clinical Training of Medical Physicists Specializing in Diagnostic Radiology
Training Course Series No. 47, French Version (ISSN 1018-5518), 2012
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Quality Assurance Programme for Digital Mammography
(Human Health Series No. 17, STI/PUB/1482); 2011
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Status of Computed Tomography Dosimetry for Wide Cone Beam Scanners 
(Human Health Reports No.5, STI/PUB/1528); 2011
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Clinical Training of Medical Physicists Specializing in Nuclear Medicine
(Training Course Series No. 50, ISSN 1018-5518); 2011
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Auditorías clínicas completas de prácticas de radiología diagnóstica: Un instrumento para mejorar la calidad (Auditoría de garantía de calidad para la mejora y el aprendizaje de la radiología diagnóstica (QUADDRIL))
(Human Health Series No. 4, STI/PUB/1425); 2011
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Standards, Applications and Quality Assurance in Medical Radiation Dosimetry (IDOS). Proceedings of an International Symposium. Vienna, 9-12 November 2010
STI/PUB/1514 (2 Volumes + CD); 2011
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Implementation of the International Code of Practice on Dosimetry in Diagnostic Radiology TRS 457. Review of Results
(Human Health Reports No. 4, STI/PUB 1498); 2011
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Comprehensive Clinical Audits of Diagnostic Radiology Practices: A Tool for Quality Improvement 
(Human Health Series No. 4, STI/PUB/1425); 2010
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Clinical Training of Medical Physicists Specializing in Diagnostic Radiology
(Training Course Series No. 47, ISSN 1018-5518); 2010
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Planning a Clinical PET Centre 
(Human Health Series No. 11, STI/PUB 1457); 2010
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El físico médico: Criterios y recomendaciones para su formación académica, entrenamiento clínico y certificación en América Latina 
Spanish Edition
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El físico médico: Criterios y recomendaciones para su formación académica, entrenamiento clínico y certificación en América Latina 
(Human Health Reports No. 1, STI/PUB/1424); 2010
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Quality Assurance for SPECT Systems
(Human Health Series No. 6, STI/PUB/1394); 2009
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Quality Assurance Programme for Screen Film Mammography
(Human Health Series No. 2, STI/PUB/1381); 2009
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Clinical Training of Medical Physicists Specializing in Radiation Oncology
(Training Course Series no.37, ISSN 1018-5518); 2009
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Quality Assurance for PET and PET/CT Systems
(Human Health Series No. 1, STI/PUB/1393); 2009
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Setting up a Radiotherapy Programme: Clinical, Medical Physics, Radiation Protection and Safety Aspects
(STI/PUB/1296), 2008
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Commissioning of Radiotherapy Treatment Planning Systems: Testing for Typical External Beam Treatment Techniques. Report of the CRP on Development of Procedures for Quality Assurance of Dosimetry Calculations in Radiotherapy
(TECDOC-1583); 2008
The content of the accompanying CD-ROM with testing information can be downloaded from this link CD-ROM TECDOC 1583
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Transition from 2-D Radiotherapy to 3-D Conformal and Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy
(TECDOC-1588), 2008
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Specification and Acceptance Testing of Radiotherapy Treatment Planning Systems
(TECDOC-1540), 2007
The content of the accompanying CD-ROM with testing information can be downloaded from this link CD-ROM TECDOC 1540
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Comprehensive Audits of Radiotherapy Practices: A Tool for Quality Improvement. Quality Assurance Team for Radiation Oncology (QUATRO)
(STI/PUB/1297), 2007
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On-site Visits to Radiotherapy Centres: Medical Physics Procedures [Quality Assurance Team for Radiation Oncology (QUATRO)]
(TECDOC-1543), 2007
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Dosimetry in Diagnostic Radiology: An International Code of Practice
(Technical Reports Series No. 457, STI/DOC/010/457), 2007
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Radiation Protection in the Design of Radiotherapy Facilities
(Safety Reports Series No. 47, STI/PUB/1223), 2006
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Control de Calidad en Mamografía
(TECDOC-1517, Spanish), 2006
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Quality Assurance for Radioactivity Measurement in Nuclear Medicine
(Technical Reports Series No. 454, STI/DOC/010/454), 2006
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Applying Radiation Safety Standards in Radiotherapy
(Safety Reports Series No. 38, STI/PUB/1205), 2006
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Applying Radiation Safety Standards in Diagnostic Radiology and Interventional Procedures Using X Rays 
(Safety Reports Series No. 39, STI/PUB/1206), 2006
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Radiation Oncology Physics: A Handbook for Teachers and Students
(STI/PUB/1196), 2005. This handbook of medical physics in radiation oncology is aimed at students and teachers involved in professional training programmes, providing a broad overview of the knowledge required.
Authors: Ervin Podgorsak, technical editor
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Determinación de la Dosis Absorbida en Radioterapia con Haces Externos: Un Código de Práctica Internacional para la Dosimetría basada en Patrones de Dosis Absorbida en Agua 
(Colección de Informes Técnicos No. 398, STI/DOC/010/398/S, Spanish), 2005
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Commissioning and Quality Assurance of Computerized Planning Systems for Radiation Treatment of Cancer
Technical Reports Series No. 430 (STI/DOC/010/430), 2005
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Implementation of the International Code of Practice on Dosimetry in Radiotherapy (TRS-398): Review of Testing Results
(TECDOC-1455), 2005
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Applying Radiation Safety Standards in Nuclear Medicine
(Safety Reports Series No. 40, STI/PUB/1207), 2005
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Optimization of the Radiological Protection of Patients undergoing Radiography, Fluoroscopy and Computed Tomography. Final report of a Coordinated Research Project in Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe 
(TECDOC-1423), 2004
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Opredelenie poglocshennoy dozi pri distancionnoy lutchevoy therapii: Mezhdunarodniye prakticheskiye rekomendatsii po dozimetrii osnovanniye na etalonah edinitsi poglocshennoy dozi v vode
(Technical Reports Series No. 398, STI/DOC/010/398/R, Russian), 2004
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Calibración de fuentes de fotones y rayos beta usadas en braquiterapia: Guía de procedimientos estandarizados en Laboratorios Secundarios de Calibración Dosimétrica (LSCD) y en hospitals 
(TECDOC-1274/S, Spanish), 2004
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Accidental Overexposure of Radiotherapy Patients in Bialystok
(STI/PUB/P1180), 2004
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Standards and Codes of Practice in Medical Radiation Dosimetry. Proceedings of an International Symposium held in Vienna, Austria, 25–28 November 2002 
Organized by the IAEA, cosponsored by EC, ESTRO, IOMP and PAHO, with the cooperation of AAPM, EFOMP, ICRU, ISRO and WHO (STI/PUB/1153, two volumes), 2003
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Calibration of photon and beta ray sources used in brachytherapy: Guidelines on standardized procedures at Secondary Standards Dosimetry Laboratories (SSDLs) and hospitals
(TECDOC-1274), 2002. This TECDOC, superseding TECDOC-1079, gives guidelines on calibration techniques for the most commonly used photon and beta ray brachytherapy sources, and on suitable detector systems for calibration of these sources.
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Use of Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Dosimetry with Tooth Enamel for Retrospective Dose Assessment, Report of a Coordinated Research Project
(TECDOC-1331), 2002
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Radiological Protection of Patients in Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Radiotherapy. Proceedings of an International Conference held in Málaga, Spain, 26–30 March 2001 
Organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency and cosponsored by the European Commission, the Pan American Health Organization and the World Health Organization (STI/PUB/1113), 2001
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Investigation of an Accidental Exposure of Radiotherapy Patients in Panama: Report of a Team of Experts, 26 May – 1 June 2001 
(STI/PUB/1114), 2001
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Aspectos Físicos de la Garantía de Calidad en Radioterapia: Protocolo de Control de Calidad
(TECDOC-1151, Spanish), 2000
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Dosimetry for Radiation Processing: Final Report of the Coordinated Research Project on Characterization and Evaluation of High Dose Dosimetry Techniques for Quality Assurance in Radiation Processing 
(TECDOC-1156), 2000
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Lessons Learned from Accidental Exposures in Radiotherapy
(Safety Reports Series No. 17), 2000
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Review of Data and Methods recommended in the International Code of Practice for Dosimetry, IAEA Technical Reports Series No. 381, The Use of Plane Parallel Ionization Chambers in High Energy Electron and Photon Beams
(TECDOC-1173), 2000
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Absorbed Dose Determination in External Beam Radiotherapy: An International Code of Practice for Dosimetry based on Standards of Absorbed Dose to Water
(Technical Reports Series No. 398, STI/DOC/010/398), 2000
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SSDL Network Charter: IAEA/WHO Network of Secondary Standard Dosimetry Laboratories
(IAEA/WHO/SSDL/99), 1999

Techniques for High-Dose Dosimetry in Industry, Agriculture and Medicine, Proceedings of an International Symposium, Vienna, 2–5 November 1998
(TECDOC-1070), 1999
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[SUPERSEDED] Calibration of Brachytherapy Sources: Guidelines on Standardized Procedures for the Calibration of Brachytherapy Sources at Secondary Standard Dosimetry Laboratories (SSDLs) and Hospitals
(TECDOC-1079), 1999. Superseded by TECDOC-1274 in 2002.

Accidental Overexposure of Radiotherapy Patients in San José, Costa Rica.
IAEA Special Publication Series (STI/PUB/1027), 1998
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Determinación de la Dosis Absorbida en Haces de Fotones y Electrones, Código de Práctica Internacional
(OIEA Colección de Informes Tecnicos No. 277, Segunda Edición, STI/DOC/010/277/2, Spanish), 1998. This supersedes the first Spanish edition of 1990.

Design and Implementation of a Radiotherapy Programme: Clinical, Medical Physics, Radiation Protection and Safety Aspects
(TECDOC-1040), 1998
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Absorbed Dose Determination in Photon and Electron Beams: An International Code of Practice
(Technical Reports Series No. 277, Second Edition, STI/DOC/010/277/2), 1997. This supersedes the first edition of 1987.
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The Use of Plane Parallel Ionization Chambers in High Energy Electron and Photon Beams: An International Code of Practice for Dosimetry 
(Technical Reports Series No. 381, STI/DOC/010/381), 1997
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Quality Assurance in Radiotherapy, Proceedings of a Joint IAEA–ISRO Working Meeting on National Programmes, 1995 
(TECDOC-989), 1997
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International Basic Safety Standards for Protection against Ionizing Radiation and for the Safety of Radiation Sources
(Safety Series No. 115, STI/PUB/996), 1996
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Radiation Dose in Radiotherapy from Prescription to Delivery, Proceedings of an IAEA Seminar in Rio de Janeiro, 1994 
(TECDOC-896), 1996
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Review of Data and Methods Recommended in the International Code of Practice, IAEA Technical Reports Series No. 277, Absorbed Dose Determination in Photon and Electron Beams 
(TECDOC-897), 1996
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Atomic and Molecular Data for Radiotherapy and Radiation Research, Final Report of a Coordinated Research Project 
(TECDOC-799), 1995
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Measurement Assurance in Dosimetry, Proceedings of a Symposium, Vienna, 24–27 May 1993
(STI/PUB/930), 1994

Radiation Dose in Radiotherapy from Prescription to Delivery, Proceedings of an IAEA Seminar in Leuven, 1991 
(TECDOC-734), 1994

Calibration of Dosimeters used in Radiotherapy: A Manual sponsored by the IAEA and WHO 
(Technical Reports Series No. 374), 1994. This supersedes Technical Reports Series No. 185.

High Dose Dosimetry for Radiation Processing, Proceedings of a Symposium, the Second in its Field, Vienna 5–9 November 1990 
(STI/PUB/846), 1991

[DESBANCADO] Determinación de la Dosis Absorbida en Haces de Fotones y Electrones, Código de Práctica Internacional 
(OIEA Colección de Informes Tecnicos No. 277), 1990. Superseded by the Second Edition in Spanish in 1998.

Guidelines on Calibration of Neutron Measuring Devices
(Technical Reports Series No. 285), 1988

Nuclear and Atomic Data for Radiotherapy and Related Radiobiology. Proceedings of an Advisory Group Meeting held in Rijswijk, Netherlands, September 1985 
(STI/PUB/741), 1987

[SUPERSEDED] Absorbed Dose Determination in Photon and Electron Beams: An International Code of Practice 
(Technical Reports Series No. 277, STI/DOC/010/277), 1987. Superseded by the Second Edition in 1997.

Biological Dosimetry: Chromosomal Aberration Analysis for Dose Assessment
(Technical Reports Series No. 260), 1986

High-Dose Dosimetry, Proceedings of a Symposium, Vienna, 8–12 December 1984 
(STI/PUB/671), 1985

Advances in Dosimetry for Fast Neutrons and Heavy Charged Particles for Therapy Applications, Proceedings of an Advisory Group Meeting, Vienna, 14–18 June 1982
(STI/PUB/643), 1984

Cobalt-60 Teletherapy: A Compendium of International Practice 
(STI/PUB/413), 1984

Research in Radiation Processing Dosimetry 
(TECDOC-321), 1984

Intercomparison Procedures in the Dosimetry of High-Energy X-ray and Electron Beams 
(TECDOC-249), 1981

High-Dose Measurements in Industrial Radiation Processing 
(Technical Reports Series No. 205), 1981

Biomedical Dosimetry: Physical Aspects, Instrumentation, Calibration, Proceedings of a Symposium, Paris, 27–31 October 1980
(STI/PUB/567), 1981

[SUPERSEDED] Calibration of Dose Meters used in Radiotherapy: A Manual sponsored by the IAEA and WHO 
(Technical Reports Series No. 185), 1979. Superseded by Technical Reports Series No. 374 in 1994.

National and International Standardization of Radiation Dosimetry, Proceedings of a Symposium, Atlanta, 1977
Two volumes, 1978

Intercomparison Procedures in the Dosimetry of Photon Radiation
(Technical Reports Series No. 182), 1978

Manual of Food Irradiation Dosimetry 
(Technical Reports Series No. 178), 1977

Some Physical, Dosimetry and Biomedical Aspects of Californium-252
(Panel Proceedings Series), 1976

Directory of High-Energy Radiotherapy Centres, Technical Directory
(STI/PUB/448), 1976

Biomedical Dosimetry, Proceedings of a Symposium, Vienna, 10–14 March 1975
(STI/PUB/401), 1975

Californium-252 in Teaching and Research 
(Technical Reports Series No. 159), 1974

Standardization of Radiation Dosimetry in the Soviet Union, France, the United Kingdom, the Federal Republic of Germany and Czechoslovakia 
(Study Tour Reports Series No. 4), 1973

Dosimetry in Agriculture, Industry, Biology and Medicine. Proceedings of a Symposium, Vienna, 1972
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Biophysical Aspects of Radiation Quality, Proceedings of a Symposium, Lucas Heights, 1971
1971

Manual of Dosimetry in Radiotherapy
(Technical Reports Series No. 110), 1970

Role of Computers in Radiotherapy
(Panel Proceedings Series), 1968

Biophysical Aspects of Radiation Quality
(Technical Reports Series No. 58), 1968

Physical Aspects of Radioisotope Brachytherapy 
(Technical Reports Series No. 75), 1967

Solid-State Dosimetry
(Bibliographical Series No. 23), 1967

Solid-State and Chemical Radiation Dosimetry in Medicine and Biology. Proceedings of a Symposium, Vienna, 1966
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Computer Calculation of Dose Distributions in Radiotherapy
(Technical Reports Series No. 57), 1966

Atlas of Radiation Dose Distributions, 4 Vols (1965–1972)
1965

Clinical Dosimetry
(Technical Reports Series No. 43), 1965. Available in Spanish, French and Russian. This publication is a translation of ICRU Report 10d (NBS Handbook 87).

Neutron Dosimetry. Proceedings of a Symposium, Harwell, 1962
1963

Single-Field Isodose Charts for High-Energy Radiation: an International Guide
(Technical Reports Series No. 8), 1962