Patient dosimetry measurement methods.

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This article reviews patient dosimetry measurement methods applied to diagnostic radiology examinations. Various dose quantities and their relevance to patient dose surveys are described. When contemplating a patient dose survey it is important to develop a clear measurement strategy. This involves a detailed consideration of the most applicable dose measurement method for the intended survey. Various approaches to patient dosimetry are described and reviewed.

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@article{Faulkner1999PatientDM, title={Patient dosimetry measurement methods.}, author={Keith Faulkner and D A Broadhead and R. Mark Harrison}, journal={Applied radiation and isotopes : including data, instrumentation and methods for use in agriculture, industry and medicine}, year={1999}, volume={50 1}, pages={113-23} }