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Estimation of patient doses from X-ray examinations in the Bryansk region hospitals

Vodovatov, Alexandr and Bernhardsson, Christian LU (2013) Medical physics in the Baltic States 2013 In [Host publication title missing]
Abstract
During 2012 - 2013 a study to evaluate conventional X-ray procedures and patient doses in Klintzi and Novozibkov areas of Bryansk region, Russia, was conducted. X-ray operation parameters included quality assurance of equipment, collection of procedure parameters and clinical practice evaluation. Effective doses were calculated for each selected procedure and dose distributions were established. 75-percentiles of the dose distributions were selected as a preliminary regional diagnostic reference levels (DRL). The DRLs were comparable to the St-Petersburg diagnostic reference levels, except for the skull, abdomen and pelvis areas. High dose spread is explained by differences in radiological practice and unit condition.
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X-ray examinations, radiation protection, optimization, diagnostic reference level, effective dose
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Adliene, Diana
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4 pages
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Medical physics in the Baltic States 2013
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1822-5721
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English
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  author       = {Vodovatov, Alexandr and Bernhardsson, Christian},
  editor       = {Adliene, Diana},
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  keyword      = {X-ray examinations,radiation protection,optimization,diagnostic reference level,effective dose},
  language     = {eng},
  pages        = {4},
  series       = {[Host publication title missing]},
  title        = {Estimation of patient doses from X-ray examinations in the Bryansk region hospitals},
  year         = {2013},
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