Information for patients and staff concerning nuclear medicine

Nucl Med Commun. 1992 Apr;13(4):271-81. doi: 10.1097/00006231-199204000-00159.


Providing information to patients and staff is an important part of the practice of nuclear medicine. To assist in improving the standard of communications, guidance has been prepared covering the content, style and presentation of letters and leaflets for patients and for medical and nursing staff. Examples are provided which describe nuclear medicine procedures and related radiation safety precautions. They also attempt to answer questions frequently put by the various groups to whom they are addressed.

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Information Services*
  • Medical Staff, Hospital / education*
  • Nuclear Medicine Department, Hospital / organization & administration*
  • Nursing Staff, Hospital / education*
  • Patient Education as Topic*