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Radiation Protection Optimization As Low As Reasonably Achievable

A. Jolivet

Radiation Protection Optimization As Low As Reasonably Achievable

by A. Jolivet

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Published by European Communities .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radiological Safety

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJ. Sinnaeve (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12906824M
    ISBN 109282544990
    ISBN 109789282544990

    An optimization process is required, which involves ensuring that doses from exposures are kept as low as reasonably practicable (ALARP, similar to ALARA [as low as reasonably achievable. Rad Protection Test 1-Book Review Q's. STUDY. The term 'optimization for radiation protection' (ORP) is synonymous with the term: As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) Standardized dose reporting for radiologic procedures can lead to: A reduction in patient radiation dose.

    Implementation of the principle of as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA) for medical and dental personnel: recommendations of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements | National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements | download | . It is obligatory to optimize radiation protection according to the As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) principle. Optimization can be considered as respected if the annual dose of a practice is below Sv for persons exposed because of their professional activity and 10 .

    are as low as reasonably achievable, economic and social factors being taken into account. The Basic Safety Standards include differential cost-benefit techniques as a practical form of guidance for performing optimization of radiation protection. They also suggest that, in any further reduction in exposures economic and social factors should be. This is the optimization principle of radiation protection, implemented by ALARA—as low as reasonably achievable—procedures. In addition, the ethical duty to minimize risk includes taking steps to minimize the likelihood that the risk will materialize into harm.


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Radiation Protection Optimization As Low As Reasonably Achievable by A. Jolivet Download PDF EPUB FB2

According to ICRP Publication (ICRP, ), optimization of protection is the process by which “the likelihood of incurring exposures, the number of people exposed, as well as the magnitude of their individual doses should be kept As Low As Reasonably Achievable.

Radiation sources and installations should be provided with the best available protection and safety measures under the prevailing circumstances, so that the magnitudes and likelihood of exposures and the number of individuals exposed be as low as reasonably achievable, economic and social factors being taken into account, and the doses they.

Optimization (performing the task with dose as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA)) • Dose limitation (application of dose limits and dose limitation strategies; dose limits do not apply to patient exposures) While these have served radiation protection well, they carry much intellectual baggage from an earlier era.

This policy, known as the ALARA Principle of radiation protection, maintains that radiation exposures should be maintained as low as reasonably achievable, taking into account social, technical, economic, practical, and public policy considerations.

The ALARA Principle is based on the hypothesis that even very low radiation doses carry some risk. The optimization of radiological protection means keeping the doses ‘as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA), economic and societal factors being taken into account.

The ALARA radiation safety principle is based on the minimization of radiation doses and limiting the release of radioactive materials into the environment by employing all.

Radiation protection is based on the three fundamental principles of justification of exposure, keeping doses (of ionizing radiation) as low as reasonably achievable (optimization) and the application of dose International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) is responsible for the development of these principles.

Justification. AS Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) is the main principle of optimization. Whatever be the procedure the optimization should be there to minimize the risk of the effects of radiation.

Optimization can be divided into two types one is optimizing the tumor and normal structures and another one is optimizing the protection of Occupational. @article{osti_, title = {Health physics manual of good practices for reducing radiation exposure to levels that are as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA)}, author = {Herrington, W N and Higby, D P and Kathren., R.L.

and Merwin, S E and Stoetzel, G A}, abstractNote = {A primary objective of the US Department of Energy (DOE) health physics and radiation protection program has been to.

Ch 1 Book. This deck includes: key terms, objectives, general discussion questions, and review questions. The term optimization for radiation protection (ORP) is synonymous with the term: As low as reasonably achievable (ALARA). Standardized dose reporting for radiologic procedures can lead to: C.

A reduction in patient radiation dose. Protection Principles: ALARA ‘ xg Radiation sources and installations should be provided with the best available protection and safety measures under the prevailing circumstances, so that the magnitudes and likelihood of exposures and the numbers of individuals exposed be As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA), economic and social factors.

In this regard, clinicians should aim to reduce radiation dose exposure "as low as reasonably achievable" (ALARA principle) while maintaining diagnostic image quality.

During the last decade, radiation scientists and clinicians have developed and promoted numerous dose-saving techniques in CCTA imaging (Table 1). In radiation protection, the ICRP has established three recommended standards, namely justification, optimization, and limitation. In practice of radiation protection, the guiding philosophy is ALARA (as low as reasonably achievable) 5.

In the context of the system of radiation protection, optimization signifies keeping doses “as low as reasonably achievable” (ALARA). In particular for medical imaging, ALARA means de- Low awareness of radiation doses & associated risks Appropriateness criteria/imaging. In addition, for practices that are justified and subsequently authorised, optimisation measures must be taken so that all exposures are as low as reasonably achievable (the ALARA principle) for workers, the general public, and the population as a whole.

Revision of legislation. 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. Report No. is based on the fact that modern radiation protection requires that exposures be kept at levels which are as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA), economic and social factors being taken into account.

This Report addresses the implementation of ALARA for occupational exposure of persons working in medicine and dentistry.

Protection limits are used and further efforts are made to keep exposures as low as reasonably achievable. The health objectives of a radiation safety program are to prevent and avoid exposures that can result in severe acute health effects and to minimize exposures that may increase the risk of developing cancer and other radiation-related.

Keywords Radiation protection Medical exposures to radiation Diagnostic imaging Therapy with radionuclides Justification of medical exposure Optimization of radiation protection As low as reasonably achievable Unintended exposure Accidental exposure Radiation protection precautions Radiation exposure and conception Radiation exposure during pregnancy Radiation.

According with the requirements of HAF[1], the purpose of radiation protection optimization is to achieve occupational exposures as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA).

More than 80% of the collective exposure doses are received during the outage for PWRs. This chapter deals with radiation protection aspects of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) imaging techniques involving ionizing radiation. Due to stochastic effects and, at very high doses, tissue reactions caused by X-rays, radiation protection of patients, staff, and public should always be taken into account.

Statistics of human exposure to ionising radiation: proceedings of a workshop held in Oxford April(Book) 7 editions published in in English and held by .The application of radiation can aid the patient by providing doctors and other health care professionals with a medical diagnosis, but the exposure should be reasonably low enough to keep the.Once CT is deemed appropriate, CT radiation dose should be kept as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA).

Written consent should be obtained from all pregnant patients prior to CT scanning after discussing the risks and benefits, including the risks of missed or .