Measurement of radiation dose in dental radiology.

@article{Helmrot2005MeasurementOR,
  title={Measurement of radiation dose in dental radiology.},
  author={Ebba Helmrot and Gudrun Alm Carlsson},
  journal={Radiation protection dosimetry},
  year={2005},
  volume={114 1-3},
  pages={
          168-71
        }
}
Patient dose audit is an important tool for quality control and it is important to have a well-defined and easy to use method for dose measurements. In dental radiology, the most commonly used dose parameters for the setting of diagnostic reference levels (DRLs) are the entrance surface air kerma (ESAK) for intraoral examinations and dose width product (DWP) for panoramic examinations. DWP is the air kerma at the front side of the secondary collimator integrated over the collimator width and an… CONTINUE READING
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