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Average dose rate

  1. Apr 4, 2015 #1
    A patient receives an injection of 1.11×108 Bq of 131I,30% of which goes to the thyroid, having a mass of 20 g.What is the average dose rate in the organ?

    Solution:
    D=1.60×10–10AE Gy s–1

    A=(1.11x108x(30/100))/20=1.665x106Bqg-1

    E=0.192Mev

    =1.60x10-10 (1.665)(0.192Mev)

    = 51μGy s–1

    This is my solution. Can anyone point out the mistake here.
     
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  3. Apr 4, 2015 #2

    Evo

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    This isn't nuclear engineering. I have moved your thread.
     
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