Radiographers

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  • Created on: 24-01-14 15:36
What is a radiographer?
Someone who works with X-ray machines or CT scanners.
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What radiation can be dangerous for your health?
Ionising radiation.
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How do radiographers minimise their x-ray dose?
They wear lead aprons, stand behind lead screens or leave the room while scans are being done.
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What is lead used for during x-rays?
It is used to shield radiographers and areas of the patients body that isn't being scanned.
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Exposure to x-rays should be kept to a what?
Minimum.
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What radiation can be dangerous for your health?

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Ionising radiation.

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How do radiographers minimise their x-ray dose?

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What is lead used for during x-rays?

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Exposure to x-rays should be kept to a what?

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