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Research Article

Radiation Exposure to Staff in Intensive Care Unit with Portable CT Scanner

Table 2

Radiation dose to all of the roles.

OccupationRadiation dose during 3 months (mSv)Estimated annual dose (mSv) value

Nurse (18)0.22 ± 0.010.88 ± 0.05 < 0.001#
Doctor (22)0.24 ± 0.040.99 ± 0.16
 Resident (14)0.26 ± 0.041.04 ± 0.18 < 0.001##
 Attending (8)0.22 ± 0.020.90 ± 0.10 = 0.012
Total (40)0.23 ± 0.030.94 ± 0.14 = 0.002††

: comparison of estimated annual doses.
: the estimated annual dose to resident is higher than the limit ICRP recommended for the public.
#: -test between nurse and doctor.
##: post hoc test between resident and nurse.
†: post hoc test between attending and resident.
††: ANOVA test among nurse, resident, and attending.

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