A study of smart card for radiation exposure history of patient.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this article is to undertake a study on developing a prototype of a smart card that, when swiped in a system with access to the radiation exposure monitoring server, will locate the patient's radiation exposure history from that institution or set of associated institutions to which it has database access. CONCLUSION: Like the ATM or credit card, the card acts as a secure unique "token" rather than having cash, credit, or dose data on the card. The system provides the requested radiation history report, which then can be printed or sent by e-mail to the patient. The prototype system is capable of extending outreach to wherever the radiation exposure monitoring server extends, at county, state, or national levels. It is anticipated that the prototype shall pave the way for quick availability of patient exposure history for use in clinical practice for strengthening radiation protection of patients.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Rehani, MM; Kushi, JF

Published Date

  • April 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 200 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 780 - 782

PubMed ID

  • 23521448

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1546-3141

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2214/AJR.12.10245


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States