Radiation dose measurement and environmental surveying during x-ray imaging and fluoroscopy at general hospital in Sulaimania-Kurdistan region-Iraq


  • Kharman Akram Faraj University of Sulaimania-Kurdistan Region-Iraq






Radiation dose (rates) measurement and environmental surveying in X-ray units are essential to ensure that the radiographers and the visitors to the hospitals are not received excess X-ray. In the present study the dose rates were measured at radiographers place and in the front of the direct door of X-ray room during X-ray imaging and fluoroscopy at General Hospital in Sulaimania and visual inspection for radiographer’s facilities were checked. High dose rates were recorded during X-ray and fluoroscopy and the issue of safety for the workers did not exist. The responsible of the hospital was informed about the results.

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