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Limitation of exposure to ionizing radiation

recommendations of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements.

by National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements

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Published by The Council in Bethesda, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ionizing radiation -- Safety measures.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesNCRP report ;, no. 116
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA569 .N353 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 88 p. ;
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1399461M
    ISBN 100929600304
    LC Control Number93007142

    The International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) is an independent scientific organization whose aims are to provide guidance and advice on the health hazards of non-ionizing radiation exposure. ICNIRP was established to advance non-ionizing radiation protection for the benefit of people and the environment. Sources of Radiation, Production of X-Rays, Radiation Measurements and Units, Radiation Exposure Absorbed Dose, Equivalent Dose, Effective Dose, Collective Dose, Committed Dose. Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation. Deterministic Effects, Stochastic Effects, Heritable Effects. Fundamentals of Brand: CE4RT.

    BOOK REVIEWS Limitation of Exposure to Ionizing Radiation. National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) Report No. , Bethesda, Maryland , USA. Price: USA $ 25, 88 pp. Activities that generate ionizing radiations are frequently undertaken in medicine, research and industry. Individuals and society in general.   Exposure to high levels of radiation - above one gray (the standard measure of the absorbed dose of radiation) - can result in radiation sickness, which produces a range of symptoms.

    Guidelines on Limiting Exposure to Non-Ionizing Radiation. A reference book based on guidelines on limiting exposure to non-ionizing radiation and statements on special applications. Munich: International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection; ISBN Use of the EMF Guidelines and Questions and. the current method for assessing radiation exposure and associated risk of biologic damage to radiation workers and the general public. The effective dose limit concerns the upper boundary dose for "safe exposure" to ionizing radiation that results in a negligible risk.


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Limitation of exposure to ionizing radiation by National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements Download PDF EPUB FB2

Report No. () is the latest in the long series of reports on basic radiation protection criteria that began in It supersedes the predecessor in the series, NCRP Report No. 91, which was published in The current Report takes advantage of new information, evaluations and thinking t.

NCRP Report No. is the latest in the long series of reports on basic radiation protection criteria that began in It supersedes the predecessor in the series, NCRP Report No.

91, which was published in The current Report takes advantage of new information, evaluations and thinking that have developed sinceparticularly the risk estimate formulations set out in NCRP Report.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource (94 pages) Contents: Cover --Preface --Contents Introduction Radiation Protection Goals and Philosophy Goal of Radiation Protection Effects of Concern in Radiation Protection Objectives of Radiation Protection Basis for Occupational Dose Limits Introduction Limitation of Exposure to Ionizing Radiation: Recommendations of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements: Issued Ma (N C R P Report) | National Council on Radiation Protection, Charles B.

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Limitation of Exposure to Ionizing Radiation (Report No. ) Details This is the latest in the long series of reports on basic radiation protection criteria that began in Cutaneous radiation injury (CRI) occurs when a high radiation dose of rad (2 Gy) or higher causes injury to the skin.

8 Symptoms of CRI can appear within a few hours or several days or weeks after exposure and may include itchiness, tingling, abnormal skin redness (erythema), and swelling caused by a buildup of fluid (edema).

Depending on the radiation dose, symptoms of acute radiation. Multiple sclerosis and ionizing radiation Olav Axelson 1, Anne - Marie Landtblom 2, and Ulf Flodin 1, 1 Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Health and Environment. The Medical Exposure Directive (MED) deals with the health protection of individuals against the dangers of ionising radiation in relation to medical exposure.

This Directive replaced the Patient Directive (84//EURATOM) and is the main legal instrument dealing with the protection of patients undergoing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Radiation protection, also known as radiological protection, is defined by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) as "The protection of people from harmful effects of exposure to ionizing radiation, and the means for achieving this".

Exposure can be from a source of radiation external to the human body or due to internal irradiation caused by the ingestion of radioactive contamination.

Ionizing Radiation Definition. The term radiation means to give off energy as waves or particles. Ionizing radiation gives off energy by knocking electrons off atoms, which causes the atoms to have a charge.

Another term for a charged particle is an ion. The charges on the atomic particles make ionizing radiation unstable and reactive. Radiation is energy in the form of waves of particles. There are two forms of radiation – non-ionizing and ionizing – which will be discussed in sections andrespectively.

Non-ionizing radiation. Non-ionizing radiation has less energy than ionizing radiation; it does not possess enough energy to.)File Size: 1MB. A fluoroscope with an overcouch configuration. Digital imaging techniques provide important information to healthcare professionals.

But, exposure to ionizing radiation can be harmful to patients. In digital fluoroscopy, an increase in the number of images per exam reveals greater diagnostic information but is associated with an increased dose.

4, 5 Radiation hormesis is a hypothesis based on the statement that low doses of radiation (ranging from 5 mSv to about mSv for X and gamma radiation) can have a positive effect on health. Limitation of exposure to ionizing radiation: Recommendations of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements [National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements.

Guideline for Disinfection and Sterilization in Healthcare Facilities () Sterilization by ionizing radiation, primarily by cobalt 60 gamma rays or electron accelerators, is a low-temperature sterilization method that has been used for a number of medical products (e.g., tissue for transplantation, pharmaceuticals, medical devices).

Radiodermatitis is the integumentary system's response to exposure to ionizing radiation. Short-term skin responses can range from erythematous rash to development of desquamation and necrosis.

Late effects can appear months to years after radiation treatment and include pigmentation changes, telangiectasia, photosensitivity, fibrosis, atrophy, and delayed wound healing and other complications.

Therefore, a non-radiation worker can receive a whole body dose of no more that rem/year from industrial ionizing radiation. This exposure would be in addition to the rem/year from natural background radiation and the rem/year from man-made sources such as medical x-rays.

The study by Sorahan and Roberts () used job histories to estimate paternal exposure to ionizing radiation and the potential for exposure to radionuclides in the 6 months prior to the conception of 14, children dying of cancer.

For all childhood cancers, the RR was (95% CI) for those potentially exposed to radionuclides. NCRP. Limitation of exposure to ionizing radiation. NCRP Report No. Bethesda, Maryland: National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, Neutral radiation, i.e., gamma quanta and neutrons interacting with matter, transmits energy to charged particles, and those, in their turn, produce ionization and excitation.

Therefore, they are called indirectly ionizing radiation. The features of gamma quanta interaction with matter are described in Chapter 6, and those of neutrons in Chapter 7.Abstract Radiological protection is concerned with the limitation of the consequential risks from exposure to ionising radiation.

In recent years, there has been much debate about the validity of one of the fundamental bases of the present system for the limitation of these risks, i.e., at the low dose rates with which we are usually concerned in routine activities, the incremental increase in.