Assessment Of X-Ray Radiation On Xray Workers And Associated Potential Health Problems In Owerri

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ABSTRACT

A study on assessment of X-ray radiation among X-ray workers and associated potential health problems in Owerri was carried out with the thermolumolunescent dosimeter between 12th April to 30th December 2011. A total of 50 workers were used for the study. Comprising 24 male X-ray workers and 26 female X-ray workers. The mean X-ray dose below permissible doses is 9.4.7 the T-test is -4.29; the P-value is 0.000. The mean exposure factor is 20msv upto six test which involve 3 male x-ray workers and 3 female x-ray workers. The result of the study show high rate of hair loss, cancer, cataract, erthyma and sterility, each provide evidence of excess exposure of X-rays. Therefore it is recommended that workers should wear protective device e.g lead aprons, gonads cover during exposure to X-ray and also limit their exposure time. 

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APA

CYRIACUS, O (2021). Assessment Of X-Ray Radiation On Xray Workers And Associated Potential Health Problems In Owerri. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-x-ray-radiation-on-xray-workers-and-associated-potential-health-problems-in-owerri

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CYRIACUS, ONYEKAOKWU "Assessment Of X-Ray Radiation On Xray Workers And Associated Potential Health Problems In Owerri" Afribary. Afribary, 26 May. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-x-ray-radiation-on-xray-workers-and-associated-potential-health-problems-in-owerri. Accessed 07 Oct. 2022.

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CYRIACUS, ONYEKAOKWU . "Assessment Of X-Ray Radiation On Xray Workers And Associated Potential Health Problems In Owerri". Afribary, Afribary, 26 May. 2021. Web. 07 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-x-ray-radiation-on-xray-workers-and-associated-potential-health-problems-in-owerri >.

Chicago

CYRIACUS, ONYEKAOKWU . "Assessment Of X-Ray Radiation On Xray Workers And Associated Potential Health Problems In Owerri" Afribary (2021). Accessed October 07, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-x-ray-radiation-on-xray-workers-and-associated-potential-health-problems-in-owerri