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Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) 
  SERIES TITLE      Patient and Radioisotope Logbooks 
  INCLUSIVE DATES   1950 1986 
  ARRANGEMENT  Record type 
  VOLUME  3 cubic feet 
  DESCRIPTION  Included here are summaries of ORAU patient 
               treatments as well as of ORAU receipt  and/or use 
               of radiation sources. Present is a set of patient 
               registry logs that provide  patient name, 
               admission date, chart number, sex, age, address, 
               and referring physician/university. For the ca. 
               1977 1986 period, the registries cover outpatients 
               only.  No information regarding medical condition 
               or treatment is provided. Separate logs  detail 
               various uses of internal and external radiation. 
               Included are logs for applications  of gallium, 
               carbon-11, valine, tryptophan, lanthanum, 
               iodine-131, phosphorous-32,  and other substances. 
               These records generally include protocols and 
               patient information such as name, date of 
               admission and of procedure, diagnosis, dosage, and  
               results. Logs for linear and other total body 
               scans include similar information. 
  RESTRICTIONS  This series contains privacy material.  
  LOCATION OF RECORDS      Oak Ridge Institute for Science and 
                         Education  Medical Sciences Division  
                         140 East Vance Road, Room 202A  Oak 
                         Ridge, TN 37830