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Radiation protection in the x-ray department /
Simone Plaut.
imprint
Oxford ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, 1993.
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x, 162 p. : ill.
ISBN
0750606061
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Oxford ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, 1993.
isbn
0750606061
catalogue key
3016402
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Table of Contents
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
Exposure, dose, LET, kerma: the jargon junglep. 1
How radiation interacts with tissue: basic radiobiologyp. 13
Ionizing radiation risks and how to assess themp. 23
Radiation doses in radiologyp. 32
Quality assurance in the X-ray departmentp. 42
Dose reduction and gonad protectionp. 53
Special requirements of women who are or might be pregnantp. 74
Paediatric radiation protectionp. 87
Advice on radiation protection and action in overexposure casesp. 97
Statutory responsibilitiesp. 105
Reduction of radiation doses to staffp. 113
Nuclear medicinep. 126
Non-ionizing radiationp. 136
Appendix of useful addressesp. 147
Bibliography and further readingp. 150
Indexp. 159
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