Radiation Protection Among Patients and Staff in the Imaging Department

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A STUDY ON RADIATION PROTECTION AMONG PATIENTS AND STAFF IN THE IMAGING DEPARTMENT AT KENYATTA NATIONAL HOSPITAL.

RESEARCH DONE BY: DENIS NOVENA MUNG’AHU COLLEGE NUMBER: D/MIS/10007/191

RESEARCH PROPOSAL SUBMITTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL IMAGING SCIENCES-NYERI CAMPUS IN PARTIAL FULFILMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE STUDY.

JANUARY 2013

KENYA MEDICAL TRAINING COLLEGE
P.O BOX 466
NYERI.

Contents
DECLARATION 1
DEDICATION 3
List of abbreviation 4
Operational definition 5
Chapter 1 6
1.0 Introduction 6
1.1 Broad objective 6
1.2 Specific Objectives 6
1.3 Problem Statement 6
1.4 Research Question 7
1.6 Study Justification 8
Chapter 2 9
Literature review 9
2.0: Introduction 9
2.1: Practice of radiation protection principles by the radiographers 10
2.1.1: Beam collimation by the radiographer 10
2.2.2: Beam Limiting Devices 11
2.2.2: Technique Selection 12
2.2.3: Patient identification 12
2.2: The practice of the radiation protection principles 13
The principle of limiting time 13
2.2.2 The principle of distance 14
2.2.3 The principle of applying shielding 15
2.3 To determine patients' level of knowledge 15
2.4 Conclusion 16
Chapter 3 16
Methodology 16
3.0 Background information 16
3.1 Position and size 16
3.2 Topography, climate and temperature 17
3.3 Population 17
3.5 Design 18
3.6 Study area 18
3.7 Sampling size determination 18
3.8 Ethical consideration 19
CHAPTER 4 19
APPENDIX I 19
Introduction 19
QUESTIONNAIRE 20
Observational checklist 23
Appendix 2 24
BUDGET 24
Appendix.3 25
Time schedule 25
References 26

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