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released: 1 Mar 1988 author: AIHW , Day P, Lancaster P, Shafir E & NHTAP

A report by the National Health Technology Advisory Panel (NHTAP).

ISSN 1034 6481; ISBN 0642132615; Cat. no. AIHW 285; 16pp.; OUT OF PRINT

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  • Executive  Summary
  • Introduction
  • Equipment
  • Film Processing  and Reading
  • Quality Control
  • Personnel  and Training Requirements
  • Distribution  and Organisation  of Screening  Facilities
  • Accreditation of Mammography  Services
  • Follow up Facilities  and Data Base
  • Performance  and Cost Considerations
  • Benefit - Risk Considerations
  • Conclusions
  • Table 1 Suggested  Specifications for Mammography  Units
  • Table 2 Some Mammography  Units available in Australia
  • Table 3 Technical items to be evaluated in a quality assurance program
  • References
  • Acknowledgements

Recommended citation

AIHW , Day P, Lancaster P, Shafir E & NHTAP 1988. Screening mammography services. Cat. no. AIHW 285. Canberra: AIHW.

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