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    • 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?
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    • Aims
      • Present risk data in different ways and explain the ALARA principle
      • Use the concept of medical x-rays to review:
        • The concept of ionising radiations
        • The idea of making decisions by balancing risk and benefits
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    • To do
      • Read about X-rays in the textbook spread and do the relevant questions
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    • ALARA principle
      • A s L ow A s R easonably A chieveable
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