Week 5 Activity - with the highest associated radiation...

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The scientific unit of measurement for radiation dose, commonly referred to as effective dose, is the  millisievert (mSv) . Other radiation dose measurement units include rad, rem, roentgen, and sievert.  1. Generally speaking, the radiation received from an X-ray is not a concern compared to the ____   benefits   __________ of the procedure. 2. Name 2 imaging modalities that do not utilize any ionizing radiation. Ultrasound  , mri 3. From the exposure table in the attachment "Radiation Doses", what are the 3 procedures
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Unformatted text preview: with the highest associated radiation dosage? _ Computed Tomography (CT)-Abdomen _, _ Computed Tomography (CT)-Body _, __ Computed Tomography (CT)-Spine _ 4. The average person in the U.S. receives an effective dose of about __ 3 mSv _ per year from naturally occurring radioactive materials and cosmic radiation from outer space. 5. The term _ effective dose _ dose is used when referring to the dose averaged over the entire body....
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This note was uploaded on 07/10/2011 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Tuner during the Spring '11 term at Solano Community College.

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