Guidelines for dosimetry and calibration in ultraviolet radiation therapy: A report of a British Photodermatology Group Workshop

D. K. Taylor (Lead / Corresponding author), A. V. Anstey, A. J. Coleman, B. L. Diffey, P. M. Farr, J. Ferguson, S. Ibbotson, K. Langmack, J. J. Lloyd, P. Mccann, C. J. Martin, H. du P. Menage, H. Moseley, G. Murphy, S. D. Pye, L. E. Rhodes, S. Rogers

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Abstract

This report examines the dosimetry of ultraviolet (UV) radiation applied to dermatological treatments, and considers the definition of the radiation quantities and their measurement. Guidelines are offered for preferred measurement techniques and standard methods of dosimetry. The recommendations have been graded according to the American Joint Committee on Cancer classification of strength of recommendation and quality of evidence (summarized in Appendix 5).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)755-763
Number of pages9
JournalBritish Journal of Dermatology
Volume146
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2002

Keywords

  • Dosimetry
  • Guidelines
  • Phototherapy
  • Psoralen ultraviolet A
  • Radiation
  • Ultraviolet

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