Installation Shielding in Diagnostic Radiology and Computed Tomography
This paper deals with shielding of diagnostic radiological facilities to produce an environment that is safe for workers, patients and the general public. The radiations involved will range from dental and DXA at one end to CT and interventional radiology at the other. The problem of identifying the goal of shielding design, which varies in different parts of the world, will be presented and solutions suited to Europe will be identified. Examples of designs based on these goals will be presented.
KeywordsRadiology Shielding Dose reduction Staff safety Dose constraints
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