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1.6 - Diagnostic Interpretation and Treatment Decisions Are Made by Physicians

Diagnostic interpretation of imaging and/or the decision with respect to therapeutic radiation dosage and treatment parameters is always made by the physician.  A student should make no diagnoses or interpretive diagnostic judgments to anyone under any circumstances unless his/her opinion is solicited by the physician.  To do so is a serious breach of medical ethics and also potentially compromising from a medical-legal aspect.

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