Components of a hyperthermia clinic: recommendations for staffing, equipment, and treatment monitoring

Int J Hyperthermia. 2014 Feb;30(1):1-5. doi: 10.3109/02656736.2013.861520. Epub 2013 Dec 18.


Like other technically sophisticated medical endeavours, a hyperthermia clinic relies on skilled staffing. Physicians, physicists and technologists perform multiple tasks to ensure properly functioning equipment, appropriate patient selection, and to plan and administer this treatment. This paper reviews the competencies and tasks that are used in a hyperthermia clinic.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Ambulatory Care Facilities*
  • Humans
  • Hyperthermia, Induced* / instrumentation
  • Medical Staff
  • Monitoring, Physiologic
  • Physicians
  • Thermometry / instrumentation
  • Workforce