Clinical Neutron Therapy System
Therapist's Guide

Jonathan Jacky and Ruedi Risler

July, 1999 (Revised November, 2002)


This is the therapist's guide for the control of the isocentric treatment unit at the Clinical Neutron Therapy System (CNTS) at the University of Washington Medical Center. This guide provides instructions for performing typical treatment procedures. A separate reference manual provides detailed descriptions of each key, display, message, etc. This guide only describes the features of CNTS that are needed to perform treatments and which are the therapist's responsibility. Other manuals describe the features that support troubleshooting and recovering from problems, calibration, physics, and engineering.

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