Radiation Protection

Topic: Radiation Protection

Paper MUST have:

· Title page

· Half a page abstract

· 4 written pages (introduction, separate headings for main topics).

· References.

· Abstract

· Introduction

What is the x-ray

The risk from x-ray

· Protection from x-ray

radiation protection from x-ray relies on:

· Time: the time spent near the machine while it is producing x-ray.

· Distance: distance between technologist and the x-ray source. Also, the distance between patients and the source.

· Shielding: (lead apron, thyroid shield, glasses…) Used by technologists and patients.

· X-ray safety for health workers

Personal protection (film badge, TLD…)

· X-ray safety for patients

Patient protection (gonad shielding)

· Conclusion

· References

The paper MUST include separate headings for the introduction, and main topics.

You must write about points you mentioned in your introduction.

Need the source at the end of each paragraph


· Wikipedia, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias will NOT be accepted as reference sources.

· You MUST include a minimum of 5 reference sources