ICRP Publication 117: Radiological Protection in Fluoroscopically Guided Procedures Performed Outside the Imaging Department

1st Edition

Annals of the ICRP Volume 40 Issue 6

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    Table of Contents

    SUMMARY POINTS *

    1. What is the motivation for this report? *

    1.1. Which procedures are of concern and who is involved? *

    1.2. Who has the potential to receive high radiation doses? *

    1.3. Lack of training, knowledge, awareness and skills in radiological protection *

    1.4. Patient versus occupational radiation doses *

    1.5. Fear and overconfidence *

    1.6. Training *

    1.7. Why this report? *

    1.8. References *

    2. HEALTH EFFECTS OF IONISING RADIATION *

    2.1. Introduction *

    2.2. Radiation exposure in context *

    2.3. Health effects of ionising radiation *

    2.3.1. Tissue reactions *

    2.3.2. Stochastic effects *

    2.3.3. Individual differences in radiosensitivity *

    2.4. References *

    3. PATIENT AND OCCUPATIONAL PROTECTION *

    3.1 General methods and principles of radiological protection *

    3.2. Requirements for the facility *

    3.3. Common aspects of patient and occupational protection *

    3.3.1. Patient specific factors *

    3.3.2. Technique factors *

    3.4. Specific aspects of occupational protection *

    3.4.1. Shielding *

    3.4.2. Individual monitoring *

    3.5. References *

    4. SPECIFIC CONDITIONS IN CLINICAL PRACTICE *

    4.1. Vascular surgery *

    4.1.1. Levels of radiation dose *

    4.1.2. Radiation dose management *

    4.2. Urology *

    4.2.1. Levels of radiation dose *

    4.2.2. Radiation dose management *

    4.3. Orthopaedic surgery *

    4.3.1. Levels of radiation dose *

    4.3.2. Radiation dose management *

    4.4. Obstetrics and gynaecology *

    4.4.1. Levels of radiation dose *

    4.4.2. Radiation dose management *

    4.5. Gastroenterology and hepato-biliary system *

    4.5.1. Levels of radiation dose *

    4.5.2. Radiation dose management *

    4.6. Anaesthetics and pain management *

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    No. of pages:
    104
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2012
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    Imprint:
    Elsevier
    Print ISBN:
    9780702052262