Radiological protection of patients

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Medical exposure of patients has unique considerations that affect how the fundamental principles of radiological protection are applied. Such uniqueness is reflected in the application of all three principles in the protection of patients (ICRP Publication 103 The 2007 Recommendations of the International Commission on Radiological Protection, ICRP Publication 105 Radiological Protection in Medicine).

3.2.1 justification in protection of patients
3.2.2 Optimisation of protection for patients
3.2.3 Application of dose limits for protection of patients
3.2.4 Protecting pregnant patients
3.2.5 Protecting pediatric patients
3.2.6 Preventing accidents in radiation therapy
3.2.7 Special notes on the use of effective dose and dose measurements

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