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are multiple possible explanations for the remaining 15 dosimeters that did not reach the minimum detectable limit of radiation, all likely involving the 3 basic principles of ALARA (ie, as low as reasonably achievable): time, distance, and shielding

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limiting the effective dose of ionizing radiation to patients. Of 238 respondents who reported that radiation safety training was provided at their institution, 158 (66.4%) indicated that they knew what the abbreviation ALARA stood for. Of those 158, 148

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regulations to keep radiation doses ALARA. Use of some types of PPE by equine workers was suboptimal in an Australian survey, 4 wherein radiographic procedures workers reported wearing thyroid shields in 83% of the 77 participating equine clinics and lead

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are less explicit. Employers are required to ensure that the effective radiation dose is ALARA and that no worker is unnecessarily exposed to radiation, and workers who are provided PPE by an employer are required to use it. 12–14 Employers are

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common causes of GI tract mechanical obstruction were acquired and radiographed applying the principles of “as low as reasonably achievable” (ALARA) as would be applied to clinical cases using a SmartDR Precision system (Sound Technologies) with a Varex

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in American Journal of Veterinary Research

standard “ALARA” radiation reduction protocol in the modern fluoroscopic era . Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2014 ; 83 : 80 – 83 . 10.1002/ccd.25058 12. Beathard GA Urbanes A Litchfield T . Radiation dose associated with dialysis vascular access

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affected lobes. Materials and Methods Animals The study was approved by the Animal Ethics Committee of the University of Pretoria. Additionally, radiation safety and As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) principles were adhered to throughout the

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risks, including the increased chance of genetic mutations and cancer, it states. The website highlights three steps—based on the ALARA principle of keeping doses “as low as reasonably achievable”—to mitigate radiation exposure and help create a safer

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