Radiation Science and Technology

Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2018

  • Estimation of Radiation Dose Rate of Radiological Unit Personnels in Some Teaching Hospitals in Southern Nigeria

    Nwokeoji Ijeoma Edith, Ononugbo Chinyere Philomina

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2018
    Pages: 22-28
    Received: Jan. 15, 2019
    Accepted: Feb. 25, 2019
    Published: Mar. 19, 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/j.rst.20180404.11
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    Abstract: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the radiation dose received by staff of the radiology departments of four tertiary health facilities in Southern Nigeria. This is of great importance due to the risks associated with ionizing radiation. To acquire occupational radiation dose, the dose history of the workers was retrieved from the personnel ... Show More