Essays about: "Iodine-131"
Found 2 essays containing the word Iodine-131.
University essay from Umeå universitet/Radiofysik
Abstract : The aim of this work is to introduce a couple of new exposure scenariosof interest when personnel, family members and general public are externally irradiated from patients treated with Iodine-131. A series of modied ORNL matematical phantoms were used in Monte-Carlo simulations in PENELOPE-2011 to determine dose rates to: a cab driver where thepatient sits in the back seat at opposite side, a newborn child held by an adult patient, a doctor giving treatment to a patient while leaning over the hospital bed and collective effective dose to bus passengers if the patient travels home by bus. READ MORE
2. Models for estimating radiation dose and LAR from radioactive fallout: extended dose algorithms for the computational tool LARCalcUniversity essay from
Abstract : Today, emergency preparedness is needed against both nuclear reactor accidents and nuclear weapons fallout. Both scenarios can lead to exposure of ionizing radiation. Upon exposure, radionuclides will incur a radiation dose both internally and externally. READ MORE