Radiation Safety

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Irv
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Radiation Safety
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2010-03-31 19:48:43
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  1. Collimation
    used to restrict the size and shape of x-ray beam
  2. when should the DA hold the film in the patients mouth during exposure ?
    NEVER!
  3. Images appearing dark or black on the radiograph are termed?
    radiopaque
  4. The milliamperage selector controls?
    the number of electrons that are produced
  5. The exposure time is measured in units of?
    fractions of seconds caused impulses
  6. T or F? When x-rays strike patients tissues, ionization results
    True
  7. T or F: The amount of radiation that is absorbed by the tissues is called dose equivalence?
    False -> - absorbed dose

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