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Radiology equipment

Radiology equipment is used in the medical profession for the purpose of creating images that expose internal parts of the body.

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radiation absorbed dose (Rad)

Medical devices; Radiology equipment

The rad is a unit used to measure a quantity called absorbed dose. This relates to the amount of energy actually absorbed in some material, and is used for any type of radiation and any material. One ...

roentgen equivalent man (Rem)

Medical devices; Radiology equipment

The rem is a unit used to derive a quantity called equivalent dose. This relates the absorbed dose in human tissue to the effective biological damage of the radiation. Not all radiation has the same ...

curie (Ci)

Medical devices; Radiology equipment

The curie is a unit used to measure a radioactivity. One curie is that quantity of a radioactive material that will have 37,000,000,000 transformations in one second. Often radioactivity is expressed ...

gray (Gy)

Medical devices; Radiology equipment

The gray is a unit used to measure a quantity called absorbed dose. This relates to the amount of energy actually absorbed in some material, and is used for any type of radiation and any material. ...

sievert (Sv)

Medical devices; Radiology equipment

The sievert is a unit used to derive a quantity called equivalent dose. This relates the absorbed dose in human tissue to the effective biological damage of the radiation. Not all radiation has the ...

chronic dose

Medical devices; Radiology equipment

A Chronic dose means a person received a radiation dose over a long period of time.

acute dose

Medical devices; Radiology equipment

An acute dose means a person received a radiation dose over a short period of time.

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