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AFOMP policy number 6: code of ethics for medical physicists in AFOMP Countries.

A new interesting article has been published in Australas Phys Eng Sci Med. 2018 Dec;41(4):809-810. doi: 10.1007/s13246-018-0708-x. Epub 2018 Nov 8. Review and titled:

AFOMP policy number 6: code of ethics for medical physicists in AFOMP Countries.

Authors of this article are:

Round WH, Ng KH, Rodriguez L, Thayalan K, Tang F, Srivastava R, Fukuda S, Krisanachinda A, Deng X, Han Y0.

A summary of the article is shown below:

This policy statement, which is the sixth of a series of documents prepared by the Asia-Oceania Federation of Organizations for Medical Physics (AFOMP) Professional Development Committee, gives guidance on how medical physicists in AFOMP countries should conduct themselves in an ethical manner in their professional practice (Ng et al. in Australas Phys Eng Sci Med 32:175-179, 2009; Round et al. in Australas Phys Eng Sci Med 33:7-10, 2010; Round et al. in Australas Phys Eng Sci Med 34:303-307, 2011; Round et al. in Australas Phys Eng Sci Med 35:393-398, 2012; Round et al. in Australas Phys Eng Sci Med 38:217-221, 2015). It was developed after the ethics policies and codes of conducts of several medical physics societies and other professional organisations were studied. The policy was adopted at the Annual General Meeting of AFOMP held in Jaipur, India, in November 2017.

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