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Mirdoraghi M, Fatahi Asl J, Fatahi Asl J. Evaluation of Radiation Protection Condition in Educational Hospital Radiological Centers of Ahwaz University of Medical Sciences. Paramedical Sciences and Military Health. 2017; 11 (4) :1-8
URL: http://jps.ajaums.ac.ir/article-1-97-en.html
1- Department of Radiology, Ahwaz Jundishapour University of Medical Sciences, Ahwaz, Iran , Mirdoraghimohammad@yahoo.com
2- Department of Radiology, Ahwaz Jundishapour University of Medical Sciences, Ahwaz, Iran
3- Department of Occupational Health, Ahwaz Jundishapour University of Medical Sciences, Ahwaz, Iran
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Introduction: Ionizing radiations are one of the harmful factors in workplaces, so this study aimed to determine the radiation protection condition in radiology centers in educational hospitals of Ahwaz University of medical sciences.
Methods and Materials: This research was a cross-sectional study that was performed among 25 active radiology rooms in 2013. First, an expert visits the radiology centers. Second, dosimetery was performed with Gaiger-Moler–DGM-1500 dosimeter. Finally the related standard checklist was completed. The checklist included general constructions and protective equipment’s conditions. In addition, the status of ray room, darkroom, and control room were monitored. Data were analyzed using SPSS version 19.
Results: 96% of these centers had an appropriate ray room and dark room. 64% of them had favorable store. From The viewpoint of environmental health parameters, all centers had desirable sewage collection and water piping. Only 68% of centers performed quality control of their equipment and 94% of them had several protective equipment for patients. Staffs protection against radiation was desirable in all of the centers.
Discussion and Conclusion: Due to the lack of adequate and accurate expert monitoring, quality control of equipment and patient’s protection was not appropriate.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: full articles
Received: 2017/02/21 | Accepted: 2017/02/28 | Published: 2017/03/15

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