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radiation dose

1. Energy (joules) deposited by radiation in 1 kg of body tissue.
2. The exposure of a biological system to radiation, measured in rems or sieverts.
3. Radioactivity, measured in curies or becquerels.
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See: radiation absorbed dose
See also: dose
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Professor Thompson said: The majority of studies were in the high dose range back in 2009 and now most tests have a radiation dose that is about a third of the target.
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sup][11] Patients only need to receive fewer radiation dose and similar images as produced by conventional dose can be obtained, thus the radiation dose can be minimized and diagnosis can be made.
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Pasia goes on to say that, "all the CT scan procedures conducted at SLMC Global City are appropriately justified-that all strategies needed to reduce radiation dose will be utilized in their medical equipment.
The "Sievert" is a common unit of radiation dose, and one "nanosievert" is one bn th of a sievert).
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