DICOM PS3.3 2019c - Information Object Definitions

C.34.2.3 Protocol Management

The Protocol Context Module contains Attributes for grouping and managing Protocol objects.

The Responsible Group Code Sequence (0008,0220) can be used by the department or clinical specialty to collect the Protocols for which they are responsible for review and management.

The Potential Scheduled Protocol Code Sequence (0018,9906) and Potential Reasons for Procedure Code Sequence (0018,9909) can gather Protocols associated with a given procedure code or indication respectively.

The contents of the Referenced Defined Protocol Sequence (0018,990C) in a collection of Performed Procedure Protocol objects can be used to determine the frequency of usage of the corresponding Defined Procedure Protocol objects.

DICOM PS3.3 2019c - Information Object Definitions