Four new and 23 revised documents in the 2018 Practice Parameters and Technical Standards have been published by the American College of Radiology (ACR). These became effective Oct. 1, 2018.
The ACR collaborated with 13 national medical specialty societies to develop the new documents and to update the others. They promote the latest recommendations and best-practice guidelines in safe and effective radiology.
The four new practice parameters are:
Guidance documents approved by the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) and the Commission on Medical Physics have been published. These became effective Aug. 1, 2018.
Documents approved by the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) include the ACR–ASTRO Practice Parameter for the Performance of Proton Beam Radiation Therapy and the ACR–ASTRO Practice Parameter for Radiation Oncology. These also became effective August 1, 2018.Back To Top
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