Radiation Science and Technology

Volume 2, Issue 1, September 2016

  • Natural Radio Activity Levels in Water and Soil at Kemessie Hot Spring, North-Eastern Ethiopia

    A. S. Pradeep, Hailu Geremew, Belay Getachew

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, September 2016
    Pages: 1-5
    Received: May 27, 2016
    Accepted: Jun. 23, 2016
    Published: Aug. 22, 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.rst.20160201.11
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    Abstract: Natural Radioactivity levels in soil and water supplies remain of interest because of the radiation-induced public health hazards. A large part of the Ethiopian population relies on springs for their drinking water. The present work investigated radioactivity level in soil and water of 12 samples collected from different locations of Kemessie. Conc... Show More
  • Entrance Surface Air Kerma for Skull, Pelvis and Abdomen X-ray Examinations in Some Diagnostic Radiology Facilities in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

    Imeh Edet Essien, Samuel OkonInyang, Nneoyi Egbe

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, September 2016
    Pages: 6-12
    Received: Aug. 02, 2016
    Accepted: Aug. 29, 2016
    Published: Sep. 30, 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.rst.20160201.12
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    Abstract: This study estimates entrance surface air kerma(ESAK) for Skull, Pelvis and Abdomen X-ray examinations in selected diagnostic radiology facilities in AkwaIbom State, Nigeria.Eight (8) facilities in eight hospitals were investigated.Six hundred and thirty threeadult patients who presented for these examinations under study were investigated. Gender ... Show More