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Radiation protection in veterinary medicine

Radiation protection in veterinary medicine

recommended safety procedures for installation and use of veterinary X-ray equipment

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Published by Health and Welfare Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Veterinary radiology -- Safety measures

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEnvironmental Health Directorate, Health Protection Branch.
    SeriesSafety code -- 28
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF757.8 .R32 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination38 p. --
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21540682M

    Compliance with the Code of Practice for Radiation Protection in Veterinary Medicine () is a condition of management licence issued to veterinary practices and you must be familiar with its requirements. Before lodging an application, we strongly recommend that you read the Safety Guide which is attached with the abovementioned Code of. Radiation protection in veterinary medicine: recommendations of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements Published: Access: Online book.

    California Veterinary Medicine Practice Act. Below is a list of the table of contents and links to the applicable laws and regulations that consist of the California Veterinary Medicine Practice Act. BUSINESS & PROFESSIONS CODE Division 2. Healing Arts, Chapter Veterinary Medicine. Article 1. Administration, §§ to ; Article 2. Use the Radiation Dose Calculator to estimate your yearly dose from sources of ionizing radiation. Calculate your radiation dose > > Radiation Health Effects. Put your risk from radiation exposure in perspective. Communication tools for users of the PAG Manual. Download now >> Radon is a health hazard with a simple solution.

    Radiation Protection in the Veterinary Hospital "Familiarity breeds contempt" - Aesop's Fables. A patient is brought to the veterinary hospital in very poor condition. Following a preliminary examination the veterinarian requests an x-ray. The staff comply and the patient is moved to the x-ray room. All this is familiar procedure. Radiation protection is an important consideration for veterinary nurses working with x-rays. This article explains the primary concerns and actions required in order to comply with current guidance. Proper justification of the procedure, keeping exposures as low as reasonably practicable (ALARP) and monitoring exposure to radiation are key Cited by: 2.


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Radiography is vital to the best practice of veterinary medicine because it enables the understanding and diagnosis of—and informs the treatment of—a variety of health issues. Accompanying these benefits, however, are risk factors associated with radiation exposure, which every veterinary professional should take seriously.

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