International Journal of Radiology Research

International Journal of Radiology Research


International Journal of Radiology Research
International Journal of Radiology Research
Vol. 2, Issue 1 (2020)

Quality assurance and patient safety in nuclear medicine


Lucio Mango

As is known, Risk Management implies the identification of errors in patient care and the related reasons, with the aim of learning from such events to ensure that the necessary actions are taken to prevent them from recurring in the future. Nuclear medicine must address this problem according to a multidimensional logic, proposing in addition to the traditional clinical risk management tools, skills developed over time about the protection of workers and the safe use of health technologies. Also security, understood in the broadest sense of the term, is a problem that has a strong impact on the reality of the sanitary structures. Particular attention to all aspects related to security management, with particular regard to those sectors of health care that more than others could be instrumentally "hit" for no medical purpose, as threatening.
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