Journal of Medical Physics
 Home | Search | Ahead of print | Current Issue | Archives | Instructions | Subscription | Login  The official journal of AMPI, IOMP and AFOMP      
 Users online: 565  Home  EMail this page Print this page Decrease font size Default font size Increase font size 
Year : 1990  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 141-143

Occupational Exposure To Staff Of A Major Radiological Center-trend In Radiation Safety



Correspondence Address:
Vivek Kaushal


Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


Rights and PermissionsRights and Permissions

Occupational exposure to the radiation workers in departments of radiation oncology, nuclear medicine & diagnostic radiology has been measured on monthly basis, using film badges, over a period of 5 years. Average monthly dose equivalent received by various subgroups was as follows: Students 0.08 mSv, staff nurses 0.08 mSv, attendants 0.09 mSv, consultants 0.09 mSv and technicians 0.12 mSv. The mean monthly dose equivalent received by a worker in radiotherapy department was 0.08 mSv, in diagnostic radiology 0.1 mSv and in nuclear medicine department 0.13 mSv. No case of genuine excessive exposure has been recorded. None of the radiation workers received dose more than the maximum permissible dose.


[PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed619    
    Printed40    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded133    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal