Radiation is a form of energy. It can come from unstable atoms that undergo radioactive decay, or machines can produce it. Radiation travels from its source in the form of energy waves or energized particles. There are different forms of radiation, and they have different properties and effects.
Studies have shown an increased risk for various cancers, specifically brain cancer, in healthcare workers occupationally exposed to ionizing radiation.
Occupational settings with ionizing radiation sources include:
This course takes a closer look at the risks of radiation to medical and dental workers and patients and ways to decrease their risk.
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