The Role of the Radiology Nurse in Managing Radiation Dose During Fluoroscopically Guided Interventional Procedures

A. Kyle Jones, Jessie A. Ramirez

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Abstract

Radiology nurses play a variety of roles during fluoroscopically guided interventions (FGI). There may be different considerations for radiation protection in these different roles. This article reviews key aspects of radiation protection for personnel involved in FGI, and key aspects of radiation management for ensuring patient safety during FGI, as they relate to roles played by the radiology nurse.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)201-206
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Radiology Nursing
Volume41
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2022

Keywords

  • Fluoroscopically guided intervention (FGI)
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Radiation protection
  • Radiology nursing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing

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