Radiation Risks from Medical X-ray Examinations as a Function of the Age and Sex of the Patient

@inproceedings{Wall2011RadiationRF,
  title={Radiation Risks from Medical X-ray Examinations as a Function of the Age and Sex of the Patient},
  author={Brian F Wall and R. D. Haylock and J. K. M. Jansen and Michael C. Hillier and RogerM. Hart and Paul C. Shrimpton},
  year={2011}
}
The radiation risks from medical x-ray examinations have been evaluated as a function of the age and sex of the patient in terms, separately, of the lifetime risk of radiationinduced cancer to the patient and the risk of deleterious heritable effects appearing in the progeny of the patient. These risks have been estimated on the basis of the risk models described in ICRP Publication 103, together with typical organ doses for a range of common x-ray examinations derived by Monte Carlo… CONTINUE READING

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