Title: Radiopharmacy in Brazil after Amendment 49

Authors: Ralph Santos-Oliveira, Sheila Smith

Addresses: Nuclear Engineering Institute, Comissao Nacional de Energia Nuclear, (CNEN – National Nuclear Energy Commission), Brazil. ' Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland, College Park, Baltimore, MD 20742, USA

Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to describe the history of radiopharmaceuticals, the implications of Amendment 49 and the future needs for regulation and training in Brazil.

Keywords: radiopharmacy; radiopharmaceuticals; legislation; Brazil; Amendment 49; regulation; training; nuclear medicine.

DOI: 10.1504/IJNUCL.2008.024755

International Journal of Nuclear Law, 2008 Vol.2 No.2, pp.115 - 119

Published online: 30 Apr 2009 *

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