ISO - 18310-2
Measurement and prediction of the ambient dose equivalent from patients receiving iodine 131 administration after thyroid ablation — Part 2: External effective dose of the caregivers after release from the hospital
|Publication Date:||1 May 2021|
|ICS Code (Radiation protection):||13.280|
This document addresses the measurement methods, procedures and uncertainty estimation for the measurement, using a personal dosimeter, of the effective dose to the caregiver in the vicinity of the patient treated with radioiodine to ablate the thyroid.
The general requirements for the patient and caregiver and a guidance (see Annex A) for designated expert on instructing caregivers of discharged patients is considered to effectively measure the effective dose to the caregiver in the vicinity of the patient.