Monday, 21 September 2015

Radiotherapy

Radiation dose (for 5 years) safe for occupational workers?

100 mSievert

Maximum dose for an year for occupational worker can be 30 mS

Radiation dose (for 5 years) safe for general public?
5 mSievert

🔹Maximum dose in a year for this can be 1 mS

Radiation dose (for whole pregnancy) safe for pregnant occupational workers?

2 mSievert

🔹Maximum exposure to lower abdomen of female is 2 mS which is same as 1 mS to the fetus.

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