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Occupational Radiation Protection of Pregnant or Potentially Pregnant Workers in IR: A Joint Guideline of the Society of Interventional Radiology and the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe

      The memberships of the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) Safety and Health Committee and the Cardiovascular and Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE) Standards of Practice Committee represent experts in a broad spectrum of interventional procedures from both the private and academic sectors of medicine. Generally, these Committee members dedicate the vast majority of their professional time to performing interventional procedures; as such, they represent a valid broad expert constituency of the subject matter under consideration. In addition, the authors also include other experts in radiation safety.

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      ALARA (as low as reasonably achievable), FGI (fluoroscopically guided intervention), Hp(10) (personal dose equivalent), ICRP (International Commission on Radiological Protection), NRC (Nuclear Regulatory Commission), NRCP (National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements)
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