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An overview of nuclear medicine imaging procedures

  • RCN accredited
  • Peer reviewed
  • Certificate
  • Learning time: 01 hr
  • Last updated: 2017
  • Link to RCNi portfolio

This learning module discusses what patients and service users aften want to know about nuclear medicine imaging and how nurses can answer their questions and provide useful information. It also addresses common issues about radiation protection and includes links to videos showing typical nuclear medicine imaging procedures from a patient's point of view and to other online resources.

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Richard Lawson, Honorary professor, Department of Radiography, University of Salford, England.


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