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ID (ISN) del documento40679
Número CIS 83-1607
ISSN - Título de la serie 0017-9078 - Health Physics
Año 1982
Número de serie
Autor(es) Hirning C.R., Aitken J.H.
Título Cathode-ray tube X-ray emission standard for video display terminals
Información bibliográfica Nov.1982, Vol.43, No.5, p.727-731. Illus. 18 ref.
Resumen Hypothetical maximum x-ray radiation doses to various organs (skin, breast, thyroid, eye) and the f¿tus from VDTs operating at or near the current manufacturing emission standard of 0.5mR/h at 5cm have been calculated. Only the female breast (85mrad) and the thyroid (190mrad) would receive significant annual doses comparable to background radiation doses. However, most of the VDTs tested by various agencies have been found to emit no detectable x-radiation (0.05mR/h upper detection limit), and a reduction in the regulatory emission limit could be implemented technically and economically without difficulty (except for possible serious administrative problems). A better approach might be to retain the current limit and apply the ALARA (as low as reasonably achievable) principle.
Descriptores (primarios) radioprotección; rayos X; pantallas de visualización
Descriptores (secundarios) dosis de radiación admisibles; dosis absorbida
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Radiaciones
Broad subject area(s)
Navegación por categoria(s) Ionizing radiation
Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)