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Fetal exposure to scatter radiation can be reduced by maintaining a safe distance from the beam and adhering to the "as low as reasonably achievable" (ALARA) radiation safety principle during patient care.
Scatter radiation, particularly Compton scatter, causes great alarm because it is the major source of exposure to the R.
The apparatus comprises a radiation source for emitting a beam of radiation relative to an axis and a sensor region for receiving elongated objects, which is arranged relative to the beam so that the objects scatter radiation in a forward direction.
Because the individual droplets are smaller, clouds tainted with industrial aerosols tend to scatter radiation back into space more effectively than pristine clouds do.
In addition, it should scatter radiation similarly as the original body part would.