Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

RADT 465

Radiation Protection

QuestionAnswer
What does B.E.R.T. stand for? Background equivalent radiation time (Pg.9)
Reddening of the skin due to radiation is? Radiodermatitis (pg.54)
The unit for measuring radiation exposure to the skin? Skin erythema dose (pg.55)
What are acute or early effects also referred to as? Somatic effects (pg. 55)
When do somatic effects occur? Within mins, hrs, days or weeks after exposure (pg.55)
What are long term effects of radiation also known as? Late somatic effects (pg. 55)
What does rem stand for? Radiation/Roentgen equivalent man (pg. 56)
What is the effective dose? The energy that is deposited in the biological tissues by ionizing radiation (pg. 56)
What SI unit is used for EfD? Sieverts (pg. 57)
What traditional unit is used for EfD? rem (pg. 57)
What is the SI unit for the absorbed dose? Gray (pg. 58)
What is the absorbed dose? Amount of energy for a unit of mass absorbed by an irradiated object (pg. 60)
What does Rad refer to? Radiation absorbed dose in traditional units (pg. 62)
What is the equivalent dose? The average dose in a tissue or organ (pg. 64)
The radiation weighting factor is associated with which type of dose? Equivalent dose (pg.64)
The tissue weighting factor is associated with which type of dose? Effective dose (pg.65)
What unite of measurement measures the radiation in air? Roentgen (pg.67)
Wear should a technologist wear their personal dosimeter when wearing a lead apron? Outside the apron at the collar level of the anterior surface of their body (pg. 71)
How much more radiation does the head, neck and eyes recieve in comparison to the trunk of the body? 10-20 times the exposure (pg.72)
What type of detector does an OSL badge contain? Aluminum oxide (pg.78)
Which type of dosimeter is most sensitive? Pocket ionization chamber (pg. 80)
What type of dosimeter uses lithium fluoride (LiF)? Thermoluminescent dosimeter (pg. 82)
Which stage of cell division does radiation damage the chromosome? Metaphase (pg. 154)
A technologist should use high kvp and low mas to reduce patient dose. True (pg. 253)
What is the minimum thickness of a protective apron? 0.25mm thickness of lead equivalent (pg.291)
What is the minimum thickness of a thyroid shield? 0.5mm thickness of lead equivalent (pg. 291)
What is the minimum thickness of the lining on protective eyewear? 0.35mm (pg.291)
When do nonstochastic (deterministic) somatic effects appear? Within a few minutes (pg.141)
Name the stages of acute radiation syndrome? Prodromal, latent, manifest, death/recovery (pg. 142)
Reference: Sherer, Mary A.S., Visconti, Paula J., Ritenour, E. Russell. 2011. Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography. 6th Ed. Mosby Inc. Maryland Heights, MO
Created by: 100000127726387