Radiation protection and safety
The degree of risk(s) associated with radiation increases with increasing exposure. It is always good to reduce the radiation exposures to ‘as low as reasonably achievable’ (ALARA), consistent with provision of benefits to patient, personnel and society in general. The radiation exposure can be minimized by good working habits. Hence radiation protection forms a part of good radiopharmacy practice. The following discussion is a guideline to minimizing radiation exposure to the personnel and patient.
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