Research and analysis

Medical X-ray examinations: doses to patients

This report (NRPB - W14) reviews the national patient dose database and analyses data from January 1996 to December 2000.


NRPB-W14: doses to patients from medical x-ray examinations in the UK (2000 review)

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In this review reference doses have been derived for a larger number of examinations on adults than previously and, for the first time, for 3 examinations on children, with specific values for 5 standard-sized patients corresponding to new born babies, 1, 5, 10 and 15 year-olds.

Published 1 June 2002