The management of ionising radiation exposure risks for patients and staff requires the implementation of a risk management quality system. In the medical environment, requirements to control the doses received by staff and patients are intensifying to keep pace with technological advances: at present, medical diagnostic procedures are still the biggest source of artificial radiation exposure among the French population.
of annual radiation exposure in the general population is due to medical diagnostic procedures
of French people undergo at least one diagnostic procedure each year
of the effective collective diagnostic imaging dose is due to CT scans