lead apron

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lead apron

An apron that contains lead or equivalent material and is sufficiently pliable to wear as protection from ionizing radiation. It is used to shield patients and personnel during radiological procedures.
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You are correct; besides all the safety issues, such as lead shielding, the quality is nondiagnostic in most cases; patients are told they have gallstones, when they clearly don't, and so the abuse goes on.
One is worn on the trunk of the body under any lead shielding and the second is worn at neck level outside of any lead shielding.
The machine is an 11.5-foot-long box that is packed with cameras, lenses and lead shielding to protect the equipment from the radiation used to produce the images.
We used lead shielding in the PET/CT areas where patients are temporarily "hot" from the diagnostic procedure.
Lead shielding and lead glass windows surround radiology imaging areas.
A spokes woman for Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospital Trust said: "As there was no lead shielding in the wall of the adjacent room to the minor procedures room when the treatment centre opened, this was controlled by ensuring no clinics overlapped.
A Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals spokeswoman said: "As there was no lead shielding in the wall of the adjacent room to the minor procedures room when the treatment centre opened, this was controlled by ensuring no clinics overlapped."
The PET Unit Dose Table includes the Compact L-Block Shield with built-in Dose Calibrator Shield providing 1.5-inch thick lead shielding in front and one-inch thick lead in the base and in the chamber shield.
The compact footprint, internal lead shielding, and robust imaging software make the OTOscan useful for an ENT practice.
Technologists can enjoy the benefits of protective devices such as lead shielding and radiation monitoring.
In an emergency, extra lead shielding can decrease the exposure.