Internal Radiation Dosimetry

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This tutorial gives an overview of the principles of Radiation Dosimetry  After completing this tutorial, attendees will understand radiation dosimetry and dwill be able to
1. Describe some of the experiments that caused excessive radiation exposure to early researchers
2. Define the ALARA concept and discuss its importance in radiation dose reduction to Nuclear Medicine Tehnologists
3.  State the MPDs for Occupationally Exposed Individuals for whole body, extremities, lens of the eyes, and internal organs
4. State the MPD for our families and other non-radiation workers
5.  Define “Input data” and “output data”
6.  Explain what the “standard reference man” is
7.  Name several factors upon which radiation dose is dependent
8.  Name the three biggest contributors to our background radiation and three minor contributors

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