Manual on radiation protection in hospitals and general practice

Book : Manual on radiation protection in hospitals and general practice

Author : * K. Koren * A. H. Wuehrmann

Language : English

Episode : Health-Safety-Environment

Publishing Location : Geneva

ISBN : 92-4-154041-9

Skin : 4

Published Date : Ocak 1977

Publisher : World Health Organization WHO

Document Type : Book

Book No : 664


1. the need for radiation protection
2. delegation of responsibility Practitioner judgement
Need for control by a public body
3. Radiographic equipment
The X-ray machine
The X-ray beam
Auxiliary devices
4. radiographic film
Intraoral film
Extraoral film
Film storage
5. radiographic techniques
Indications and contraindications for use of diagnostic films Intraoral techniques
Extraoral techniques
Selection of X-ray beam criteria
Selection of exposure time
Machine-chair position
Operator position during exposure
Danger to operator of holding film, cone or tube housing. Dental Fluoroscopy
6. film processing and handling
Darkroom illumination
Essential equipment
Additional useful equipment
Solution preparation
Manual film processing
Automatic film processing
Film viewers
7. patient doses
Dose to adults
Dose to children
Dose to pregnant women and women of reproductive agegeneral radiat?on protection and mon?yor?ng
Instruments and methods
Radiological equipment
Reduction of staff exposure
Structural shielding
Licensing of X-ray installations Personnel monitoring
9. educational standards
Predental education
Dental training
Postgraduate training
Training for practising dentists


Volume 4 Radiation Protection in Density