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Technical reports

ARPANSA/TR 180, September 2019
Toby Beveridge, Paul Marks and Peter Thomas

ARPANSA/TR 171, February 2015
Anthony Wallace, Anna Hayton, Peter Thomas and Toby Beveridge



  • P. Thomas, National diagnostic reference levels: What they are, why we need them and what's next, J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2022 Mar;66(2):208-214. doi: 10.1111/1754-9485.13375.
  • Kam L. Lee, Toby Beveridge, Masoumeh Sanagou, Peter Thomas. Updated Australian diagnostic reference levels for adult CT. J Med Radiat Sci 67 (2020) 5-15.
  • Anna, H., Wallace, A. & Thomas, P. Validation of the Australian diagnostic reference levels for paediatric multi detector computed tomography: a comparison of RANZCR QUDI data and subsequent NDRLS data from 2012 to 2015.  Australas. Phys. Eng. Sci. Med (2017) 40: 101.
  • Hayton, A. & Wallace, A. Derivation of Australian diagnostic reference levels for paediatric multi detector computed tomography. Australas. Phys. Eng. Sci. Med (2016) 39: 615.
  • Thomas P, Hayton A, Beveridge T, Marks P, Wallace A. Evidence of dose saving in routine CT practice using iterative reconstruction derived from a national diagnostic reference level survey. Br J Radiol 2015; 88: 20150380.
  • Hayton, A., Wallace, A. and Johnston, P. (2015), Sources of funding for CT procedures at a metropolitan tertiary hospital: How much do Medicare statistics really cover? J. Med. Imaging Radiat. Oncol, 59: 695-701.
  • P. Johnston, A. Wallace, P. Marks, P. Thomas, T. Beveridge, A. Hayton, 3 Years’ experience with the Australian national multi-detector computed tomography diagnostic reference level service (NDRLS). Physica Medica, Volume 30, e41 - e42
  • Anna Hayton, Anthony Wallace, Paul Marks, Keith Edmonds, David Tingey, Peter Johnston, Australian diagnostic reference levels for multi detector computed tomography,  Australas. Phys. Eng. Sci. Med (2013) 36: 19.
  • A. Hayton, A. Wallace, P. Marks,  K. Edmonds,  D. Tingey,  P. Johnston, Australian per caput dose from diagnostic imaging and nuclear medicine, Radiat. Prot. Dosim Volume 156, Issue 4, 1 October 2013, Pages 445–450,
  • Wallace, A. B. (2012), Radiation dose dependence on MDCT platform and acquisition protocols for CT coronary angiography. J. Med. Imaging Radiat. Oncol, 56: 1-3.
  • Wallace, A. B. (2010), The implementation of diagnostic reference levels to Australian radiology practice. J. Med. Imaging Radiat. Oncol, 54: 465-471.

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