Vesper Grantham, MEd, RT(N), CNMT
*Assistant Professor, College of Allied Health, The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
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Radiation technologists are presented with a variety of detection needs, requiring a thorough understanding of radiation detectors. Proper operation of the detectors is maintained by scheduled quality control checks and troubleshooting, which are unique to each radiation detector. Knowledge and awareness of the various radiation detection instruments and their quality control procedures are imperative to follow radiation safety practices, provide adequate patient care, and produce accurate diagnostic exams.