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Patient dosimetry measurement methods

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Keith Faulkner, Dr Roger Harrison


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This article reviews patient dosimetry measurement methods applied to diagnostic radiology examinations. Various dose quantities and their relevance to patient dose surveys are described. When contemplating a patient dose survey it is important to develop a clear measurement strategy. This involves a detailed consideration of the most applicable dose measurement method for the intended survey. Various approaches to patient dosimetry are described and reviewed. (C) 1998 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.

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Author(s): Faulkner K, Broadhead DA, Harrison RM

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Applied Radiation and Isotopes

Year: 1999

Volume: 50

Issue: 1

Pages: 113-123

Print publication date: 25/11/1998

ISSN (print): 0969-8043

ISSN (electronic): 1872-9800

Publisher: Pergamon


DOI: 10.1016/S0969-8043(98)00031-1


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