Problem

Excessive exposure of medical patients to radiation

Other Names:
Overdose of roentgenotherapy
Overuse of fluoroscopy
Excessive X-ray exposure
Incidence:

One measure of the effect of radiation is the amount of energy it deposits in a piece of tissue. This quantity is the absorbed dose. The units of absorbed dose is the gray (Gy).

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
13.05.2019 – 16:08 CEST