Rational approach to patient exposure to radiation in the hospital

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During radiotherapy for the treatment of neoplasms the radiation dose needs to be selected with great care and the treatment needs to be carried out with a high degree of precision and accuracy for maximum results. Data are presented on the probability of tumor control of Hodgkin's disease and carcinoma of the supraglottis following radiation treatment. The x radiation dose to patients during various diagnostic radiographic examinations is discussed and several methods are suggested for dose reduction. (CH)

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Lanzl, L. H. & Moser, F. L. January 1, 1975.

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During radiotherapy for the treatment of neoplasms the radiation dose needs to be selected with great care and the treatment needs to be carried out with a high degree of precision and accuracy for maximum results. Data are presented on the probability of tumor control of Hodgkin's disease and carcinoma of the supraglottis following radiation treatment. The x radiation dose to patients during various diagnostic radiographic examinations is discussed and several methods are suggested for dose reduction. (CH)

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  • Conference on personnel and patient radiation exposure and control in medical facilities, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 16 Nov 1975

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  • Report No.: CONF-751135--1
  • Grant Number: E(11-1)-69
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 4131928
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc870959

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Lanzl, L. H. & Moser, F. L. Rational approach to patient exposure to radiation in the hospital, article, January 1, 1975; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc870959/: accessed June 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.