2.8 X-ray safety January 12, 2011 Name an ionising radiation more dangerous than X-rays. Name a safer one. What is the difference?
Aims <ul><li>Present risk data in different ways and explain the ALARA principle </li></ul><ul><li>Use the concept of medical x-rays to review: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The concept of ionising radiations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The idea of making decisions by balancing risk and benefits </li></ul></ul>
To do <ul><li>Read about X-rays in the textbook spread and do the relevant questions </li></ul>
ALARA principle <ul><li>A s L ow A s R easonably A chieveable </li></ul>
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