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Xray radiation prevention


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Any body using mobile lead partition for taking xrays in nicu to prevent radiation exposure to nearby babies and the technician. 

Kindly See the picture below. Any thing like that or what is your strateg


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Our medtech department gives the following advice: only staff and the xray technician takes on a shielding cover. Since the x-ray fields are so narrow, parents are only adviced to move away from the incubator/bed. For the same reason (narrow/limited x-ray field), we do not put nearby infants behind shields.

Other questions about x-ray shielding were raised some time ago, maybe you can get some input there as well:





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