An assessment of the radiation dose received by staff using fluoroscopic equipment.
AffiliationRegional Department of Medical Physics and Bioengineering, Christie Hospital and Holt Radium Institute, Manchester M20 9BX
MetadataShow full item record
AbstractMeasurements of scattered radiation were made on two fluoroscopic installations, one with an overcouch tube and one with an undercouch tube. The annual doses to staff involved in a fluoroscopic procedure undertaken on both types of unit were estimated using measured dose rates and weighting factors referred to in ICRP 26. Environmental monitoring at the protective barrier was performed for various room layouts to determine the effect of both equipment and room design on the annual dose received by staff at the control panel. In all circumstances the annual dose to staff inside the control cubicle was negligible.
CitationAn assessment of the radiation dose received by staff using fluoroscopic equipment. 1982, 55 (652):272-6 Br J Radiol
JournalBritish Journal of Radiology