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Estimation of Entrance Skin Dose ( ESD ) in Patients Undergoing Forearm X-rays from Federal Medical Centre , Jalingo , Taraba State , Nigeria

@inproceedings{Iseh2018EstimationOE,
  title={Estimation of Entrance Skin Dose ( ESD ) in Patients Undergoing Forearm X-rays from Federal Medical Centre , Jalingo , Taraba State , Nigeria},
  author={A. J. Iseh and Catherine Ignatius and J. Wansah and B. Akeredolu and C. Iyen and John Actor Ocheje and M. Onudibia and Justin Ime Ukpong},
  year={2018}
}
  • A. J. Iseh, Catherine Ignatius, +5 authors Justin Ime Ukpong
  • Published 2018
  • X-ray is a type of ionizing radiation and due to the fact that it is capable of causing DNA damage, there is need to monitor for the purpose of controlling, the amount of X-ray that patients are being exposed to. This research is a means of quality control on radiation exposure because it investigates the rate at which patients undergoing forearm X-rays from Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Jalingo, Taraba State are exposed through the measurement of their Entrance Skin Dose (ESD). The Entrance… CONTINUE READING

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