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Medical physics aspects of cancer care in the Asia Pacific region: 2014 survey results

Tomas Kron, HA Azhari, EO Voon, KY Cheung, P Ravindran, D Soejoko, K Inamura, Y Han, NM Ung, Bolortuya TsedenIsh, UM Win, R Srivastava, S Marsh, S Farrukh, L Rodriguez, Men Kuo, S Baggarley, AH DilipKumara, CC Lee, A Krisanachinda Show all

Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine | SPRINGER | Published : 2015

Abstract

It was the aim of this work to assess and track the workload, working conditions and professional recognition of radiation oncology medical physicists (ROMPs) in the Asia Pacific region over time. In this third survey since 2008, a structured questionnaire was mailed in 2014 to 22 senior medical physicists representing 23 countries. As in previous surveys the questionnaire covered seven themes: 1 education, training and professional certification, 2 staffing, 3 typical tasks, 4 professional organisations, 5 resources, 6 research and teaching, and 7 job satisfaction. The response rate of 100% is a result of performing a survey through a network, which allows easy follow-up. The replies cover ..

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