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ADDENDUM to EFOMP Policy statement No.14 “The role of the Medical Physicist in the management of safety within the magnetic resonance imaging environment: EFOMP recommendations”

Published:September 04, 2021DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejmp.2021.07.017
      In 2012 EFOMP published Policy Statement No.14 entitled “The Role of the Medical Physicist in the management of safety within the magnetic resonance imaging environment: EFOMP recommendations” [

      EFOMP Policy Statement No. 14: The Role of the Medical Physicist in the Management of Safety Within the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Environment: EFOMP Recommendations (2012). https://www.efomp.org/index.php?r=fc&id=policy-statements.

      ,
      • Hand J.
      • Bosmans H.
      • Caruana C.
      • Keevil S.
      • Norris D.G.
      • Padovani R.
      • et al.
      The European Federation of Organisations for Medical Physics Policy Statement No 14: The role of the Medical Physicist in the management of safety within the magnetic resonance imaging environment: EFOMP recommendations.
      ]. The present document is an addendum to the statement, which remains valid.
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