Why are patient and staff radiation dose important?

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Why are patient and staff radiation dose important?

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It is important to minimize the radiation dose received by patients while assuring optimum quality of the radiographic images. Whenever the dose to the patients is reduced there is a similar reduction in the dose to the staff. For example, changing from D speed film to E speed film will result in a 40% reduction in radiation dose to the patients and the staff. (See below for more on today’s D- and E-speed film and image quality.

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