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radiation therapist

 
a specialist in the treatment of disease by means of ionizing radiation; see radiation therapy.
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LePage began her career as a staff radiation therapist for the University of Maryland Medical Center in 2002.
FRIDAY, May 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Some factors that predict radiation therapists' emotional intelligence (EI) can be addressed, according to a study published online April 23 in the Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences.
Radiation therapists work in local, state and private hospitals, cancer centers, outpatient care centers and physicians' offices.
Working with the medical physicist, the medical dosimetrist (often a radiation therapist with additional training) calculates the exact dose of radiation to be administered to the tumor site.
Radiation therapists. When administering prescribed doses of radiation to patients, radiation therapists check equipment, observe patients' reactions to treatment, and document the session.
Brandimarte, a radiation therapist, said older machines don't show as much detail.
It must be considered as a separate specialized medical field and the degree shall be renamed as "FCPS radiation oncology" from existing name "FCPS radiotherapy", as the Radiation Therapist (or Therapeutic Radiographer (esp.
After a honeymoon trip to Ocho Rios, Jamaica, the couple is at home in Brandon where the bride is registered nurse at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center and the groom is a radiation therapist at The University of Mississippi Medical Center.
Annette Coleman, IMPAC product manager for radiation oncology, said, "HCIAC expands IMPAC's perspective when planning services for our radiation therapist customers.
The exact role of the advanced practice radiation therapist has remained unclear.
Previously in health care as a radiation therapist, Lewis and his wife, Marisa, a special education bilingual administrator, decided they wanted a new direction and the opportunity to work in a business together.
A radiation therapist uses a microtron to treat a cancer patient and an inmate looks out of the window of Winson Green gymnasium