ten day rule


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ten day rule

The regulation, observed in all X-ray departments, that radiological examination of the lower abdomen in women of childbearing age should be restricted to the 10 days immediately following the first day of the last menstrual period. This is to avoid irradiating a young embryo.
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By then protests are probably impossible because of the ten day rule. Recently Oracle went through this with one of the worst agencies of all, the Navy, eventually lost the farcical selection process and filed a protest at GAO only to lose for lack of timeliness.