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Equally important is to have a recent assessment of both haematological and renal function parameters. e. ordering and timely delivery of the radiopharmaceutical, scheduling the administration and, if applicable, post therapy scintigraphic imaging within the nuclear medicine department. Prior to the administration of the radiopharmaceutical, patient information should be given both orally and by a written pamphlet to be created by the local radiation protection officer together with the nuclear medicine department, which may be 42 slightly different for each radiopharmaceutical used.

They calculated costs to be US $775 per month. (2) Ferrel, et al. 102] estimated that the costs for oral analgesics taken for cancer pain were US $1000 per patient / month, whereas parenteral use of analgesics mounted to US $4000 per patient / month. 103]. 104]. (5) Macklis, et al. 105] performed a cost minimization study on analgesics and radiotherapy. They estimated that the fully allocated costs (direct and indirect) of a course of palliative radiotherapy ranged from US $1200–2500, depending on the number of fractions and the technical complexity of the treatment.

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