How to Configure and Use Dose Alert

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How to Configure and Use Dose Alert Computed Tomography 1. Dose Alert will appear as a pop up message when a cumulative exam dose would exceed a user-defined justifiable value. These parameters can be prescribed via Options > Configuration > Examination > Dose. 2. Dose Alert thresholds can be defined as CTDIvol (in mGy) and/or DLP (in mGy*cm) values for both Adults and Children independently. Populating any of these fields automatically enables the Dose Alert feature. Examination Configuration Patient Dose Workflow Topogram Processing Contrast Display Options CARE Dose4D configuration: mAs adaptation to patient size Dose Notification Dose profile Organ characteristics |Child Adult slim Adult obese Brain Average Average Average Exposed range Neck Very weak Average Average Shoulder Very weak Average Average Dose Report Thorax Very weak Average Average Abdomen Very weak Average Average Activate Dose Report v Auto transfer Pelvis Very weak Average Average Additional transfer None Spine Very weak Average Average Osteo Very weak Average Average Dose Alert Head/Vascular Head Average Average Average Child Vascular Body Very weak Average Average Adult Runoff Very weak Average Average CTDI vol 700mGy 700mGy Cardie Very weak Average Average DLP mGy'cm mGy cm Respiratory Very weak Average Average OK Apply Default Settings Cancel Help 376 Effective Date: 09/08/2016 Dose Alert Adult Child CTDI vol 700mGy 700m DLP mGy cm mGycm SIEMENS Healthineers . Job Aid | How to Configure and Use Dose Alert Effective Date: 8/16/2016 | Quality 337 3. If the user attempts load a series or repeat a scan that would result in a dose that exceeds the configured Dose Alert thresholds, a pop up will alert the user. It is NOT possible to Load the examination. The dialogue box includes a mandatory field requiring the user to enter their name, and an optional field to document a diagnostic reason for the requested exposure. Dose Alert X A dose value will be exceeded! The accumulated CTDIvol (767.47 mGy) will locally exceed the alert value (700 mGy for Adult). Please reconsider the current examination procedure. Hint The currently used scan protocol can not be saved! User name (mandatory) Diagnostic reason Load Cancel 4. All appearances of the Dose Alert are stored in a retrievable Dose Log within the Offline File Browser. 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For the proper use of the software or hardware, please always use the Operator Manual or Instructions for Use (hereinafter collectively "Operator Manual") issued by Siemens Healthineers. This material is to be used as training material only and shall by no means substitute the Operator Manual. Any material used in this training will not be updated on a regular basis and does not necessarily reflect the latest version of the software and hardware available at the time of the training. The Operator's Manual shall be used as your main reference, in particular for relevant safety information like warnings and cautions. Note: Some functions shown in this material are optional and might not be part of your system. Certain products, product related claims or functionalities (hereinafter collectively "Functionality") may not (yet) be commercially available in your country. 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