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Radiation Protection and Safety in Veterinary Medicine

English STI/PUB/1894 978-92-0-107319-8
181 53 75.00 2021

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This Safety Report provides guidance on the safe use of radiation for imaging and treatment in veterinary medicine with the objective of ensuring the safety and radiation protection of workers and members of the public. The publication addresses occupational exposure and public exposure in the use of radiation in veterinary medicine and safety issues that should be considered in order to be compliant with the International Basic Safety Standards (IAEA Safety Standards Series No. GSR Part 3). Consideration is given to the topics of source security and emergency response that might arise with the use of radioactive material in veterinary medicine. Although primarily intended for regulators and workers in veterinary medicine, the publication will also be relevant for professional bodies, ethics committees, and suppliers of equipment and software.

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Keywords

Safety Report, Radiation, Radiation Protection, Safety, Veterinary Medicine, Imaging, Safe Use, Guidance, Occupational Exposure, Public Exposure, Source Security, Emergency Response, Radioactive Material, Radiation Safety, Graded Approach, Diagnostic Radiology, X-Ray, Unsealed Source, Veterinary Radiation Therapy, Radiation Therapy

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