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Table 2 Pilot Survey on uptake of European BSS Directive (2013/59 Euratom) requirements with particular focus on clinical audit in European radiology departments

From: The Current Status of Uptake of European BSS Directive (2013/59/Euratom) Requirements – Results of a Pilot Survey in European Radiology Departments with a Focus on Clinical Audit

Question A written information process is available for the referrer
Written process informing key individuals/agencies of the exposure and subsequent analysis in the event of a significant accidental radiation exposure  
Yes No Sometimes Answered Skipped
26 (50.00%) 13 (25.00%) 13 (25.00%) 52 14
the practitioner
Yes No Sometimes Answered Skipped
43 (84.31%) 7 (13.73%) 1 (1.96%) 51 15
the patient (or their representative)
Yes No Sometimes Answered Skipped
35 (64.81%) 11 (20.37%) 8 (14.81%) 54 12
the radiation protection competent authority
Yes No Sometimes Answered Skipped
45 (76.27%) 11 (18.64%) 3 (5.08%) 59 7
Does your department have a programme in place to audit this requirement?
Yes No In development Answered Skipped
46 (82.14%) 8 (14.29%) 2 (3.57%) 56 10
Is a regular re-audit carried out or planned?
Yes No In development Answered Skipped
45 (80.36%) 7 (12.50%) 4 (7.14%) 56 10