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Good film quality for detecting pneumoconiosis.

Authors
Sargent-EN
Source
NIOSH 1975 May; :II-13-II-16
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00049157
Abstract
Film quality is emphasized for the detection and study of pneumoconiosis and other chest diseases. Factors which affect film quality include: rotation of the patient, inspiration or expiration, recumbent position, Valsalva effect, hair and clothing, film processing artifacts, intensifying screens, fogging of the film, coning, radiation scatter, exposure, and permanent identification of the film.
Keywords
Respiratory-system-disorders; X-ray-diagnosis; Radiography; Diagnostic-techniques
Publication Date
19750501
Document Type
Conference/Symposia Proceedings
Fiscal Year
1975
Priority Area
Respiratory-system-disorders
Source Name
Occupational Medicine Symposia, Division of Occupational Health Programs, NIOSH, Rockville, Maryland, HEW Publication No. (NIOSH) 75-189
State
MD
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