Measurement of dose in panoramic dental radiology.

@article{Williams2000MeasurementOD,
  title={Measurement of dose in panoramic dental radiology.},
  author={Jeremy R Williams and Anne Montgomery},
  journal={The British journal of radiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={73 873},
  pages={1002-6}
}
The National Radiological Protection Board (NRPB) has recommended the introduction of dose-width product (DWP) for the measurement of patient dose in panoramic dental radiology and has proposed a reference level of 65 mGy mm for adult exposures. This paper describes a method for measuring DWP and dose-area product (DAP) using thermoluminescent dosemeters (TLDs). The technique was used on 16 sets with a range of exposure settings. The mean value of DWP was 14% higher than the mean value reported… CONTINUE READING

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