Radiation Science and Technology

Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2021

  • Patient Dose Assessment During Radiological Examination: Case of the Vakinankaratra and Haute Matsiatra Regions of Madagascar

    Vololoniaina Bernardine, Said Soudjay, Ramanandraibe Marie Jeanne, Rabesiranana Naivo, Ralaivelo Mbolatiana Anjarasoa Luc, Razakarimanana Tahiry, Raharimboangy Veroniaina

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 21-26
    Received: Apr. 06, 2021
    Accepted: Apr. 24, 2021
    Published: Apr. 30, 2021
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    Abstract: The medical use of ionizing radiation is the largest and a growing man-made source of radiation exposure. The aim of this study is to assess the doses received by patients during radiological examinations in order to standardize the examination procedures and optimize the patient dose. Four most frequented hospitals, located in the Vakinankaratra a... Show More
  • Characteristic of Pollutant Element and the Side Effect with People Living Environments

    Baye Zinabe Kebede

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 27-31
    Received: Mar. 27, 2021
    Accepted: Apr. 30, 2021
    Published: May 21, 2021
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    Abstract: Radon could be a natural hot gas while not odor, color or style. It found rocks, soil, concrete and bricks. The measurements of 222Rn concentration in a total of twelve completely different soil samples in kombolcha city were investigated. The concentrations were measured by alpha qualitative analysis detection technique with Corentium digital elem... Show More
  • Measurement and Assessment of Occupational Exposure to Solar Ultraviolet Radiation in Makurdi Metropolis, Benue State, Central Nigeria

    Terver Sombo, Terkimbi Jude Shivil, Tertsea Igbawua

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 32-40
    Received: Apr. 06, 2021
    Accepted: May 03, 2021
    Published: May 26, 2021
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    Abstract: This work measured and modeled Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation exposure of outdoor workers (Traders, Drivers/Commuters and Construction workers) within Makurdi Metropolis. Digital broad band meter was used to measure Irradiance across the three occupations under consideration. Polymer Polysolphone dosimeters were used to quantify the amount of solar UVR... Show More
  • Assessment of Indoor Radon Concentration in Residential Buildings at Ouagadougou and Estimation of the Annual Effective Dose

    Bambara Telado Luc, Kabore Karim, Derra Moumouni, Beogo Cedric, Ousmane Ibrahim Cisse, Francois Zougmore

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 41-46
    Received: May 13, 2021
    Accepted: Jun. 04, 2021
    Published: Jun. 15, 2021
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    Abstract: The second most important cause of lung cancer after smoking is a radon gas. Thus, the determination of indoor radon concentrations in residential buildings is an important public health concern. The purpose of this research was to measure the concentration of radon gas in residential homes in the city of Ouagadougou and evaluate the annual effecti... Show More