radiation risk

radiation risk

a hazard to health resulting from exposure to natural and synthetic radioactive materials. Radiation sources include cosmic rays, radon, radium, and other radionuclides in the soil; nuclear reactors, accelerators, and weapons; uranium mining and milling; and diagnostic and therapeutic x-ray devices.
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Through this patient-centric approach, dose exposure and image quality are optimized while radiation risk is mitigated for each individual patient.
processing facility poses little radiation risk to residents in the
If a board PDN has any very high impedance resonant points, that can indicate a possible radiation risk at those same frequencies.
Only solution to track, analyze and mitigate radiation risk for both clinicians and patients; facilitates compliance with increased dose monitoring standards
Social and ethical aspects of radiation risk management.
Including new topics such as receptor selection, hand-held X-ray units, technique charts and radiation risk communication
Still, even if the radiation risk is small, patients "definitely should be aware of it.
These recent findings suggest that nonlinear dose responses might also play a role in the determination of the radiation risk for circulatory diseases.
The benefit from mammographic screening in young BRCA1/2 mutation carriers may therefore not outweigh the radiation risk.
This paper outlines the use of these concepts in actual real-world situations involving radiation risk.
Former prime minister Gordon Brown, who is the local MP, hit out earlier this month after it emerged that a report warning of the radiation risk was written in 1958 - but ignored by the Government.
Arrival on Mars, a geologically inert body with one one-hundredth of Earth's atmosphere and no shielding from solar radiation, will provide little relief and will probably introduce some secondary radiation risk from solar rays reflected off the Martian surface.

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