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X-ray equipment in medical diagnosis

X-ray equipment in medical diagnosis

part a : recommended safety procedures for installation and use

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Published by Health and Welfare Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Diagnosis, Radioscopic -- Safety measures.,
  • Radiation Protection.,
  • Radiography -- instrumentation.,
  • X-rays -- Safety measures

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEnvironmental Health Directorate, Health Protection Branch.
    SeriesSafety code -- 20 A
    ContributionsCanada. Environmental Health Directorate., Canada. Health and Welfare Canada.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC78.5 .X12 1981
    The Physical Object
    Pagination101 p. :
    Number of Pages101
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20743772M
    ISBN 10066010945X

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