Baseline survey of level of quality control in medical radiology in Cross River State, Nigeria

S. Inyang, N. Egbe, I. Inyang, D. Oshi
2010 Polish Journal of Medical Physics And Engineering  
Quality control (QC) in radiology is meant to ensure that accurate diagnoses are obtained with radiation doses kept as low as reasonably achievable. It is also a fundamental requirement by the Regulatory Authorities in issuing operational license to operators of radiology facilities. In Nigeria, QC issues in Radiation Medicine have recently been introduced and are being enforced by the Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NNRA). The level of QC practice in the radiology facilities in Cross
more » ... ilities in Cross River State, Nigeria was evaluated to obtain baseline information that could be relied on in the future to determine the level of improvement. It was observed that radiology practitioners appreciate QC and its importance in their practice, the present low level of its implementation notwithstanding.
doi:10.2478/v10013-010-0009-5 fatcat:62hvzrxfjbcotm33licyqudmr4