ALARA


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ALARA

Acronym for a philosophy of radiation use based on using dosages as low as reasonably achievable to attain the desired diagnostic, therapeutic, or other goal.

ALARA

As Low As Reasonably Achievable. A generic stance regarding radiation exposure, the goal of which is the least and lowest exposure possible and/or practicable, vis-à-vis licensed use of radioactive materials, the economics of improving nonradioactive technologies, the benefits to public health and safety, and other socioeconomic considerations.

ALARA

As Low As Reasonably Achievable Radiation safety A generic stance regarding radiation exposure

ALARA

(ă-lahr'ă, ă-lară)
Acronym for a philosophy of use of radiation based on using dosages as low as reasonably achievable to attain the desired diagnostic, therapeutic, or other goal.

ALARA

(ă-lahr'ă, ă-lară)
Acronym for a philosophy of radiation use based on keeping dosages as low as reasonably achievable to attain the desired diagnostic, therapeutic, or other type of goal.
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