Journal article icon

Journal article

A reappraisal of the genetic consequences of diagnostic radiology in Great Britain.

Abstract:

The National Radiological Protection Board has recently carried out a reappraisal of the annual genetically significant dose (GSD) to the population of Great Britain arising from the practice of diagnostic radiology. The current value of 120 muGy (12 mrad) is indistinguishable from the value determined 20 years ago despite a 48% increase in the number of X-ray examinations performed per head of the population. This is mostly due to a large decrease in the contribution from obstetric radiology...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published

Actions


Access Document


Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
Journal:
British journal of radiology
Volume:
54
Issue:
645
Pages:
719-730
Publication date:
1981-09-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1748-880X
ISSN:
0007-1285
Source identifiers:
88411
Language:
English
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:88411
UUID:
uuid:46ed8c7b-5366-42ca-8add-0fbb95b09309
Local pid:
pubs:88411
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP