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dose equivalent

[¦dōs ə′kwiv·ə·lənt]
(nucleonics)
The product of absorbed dose, in rads, and a number of modifying factors due to nonuniform distribution of internally deposited isotopes in radiobiology; the unit is the rem.
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It is our recommendation that the ANSI/IEEE as well as the IEC standards define the test conditions using source activity or gamma-ray emission rate (for specific gamma-ray lines) instead of exposure rate or ambient dose equivalent rate values.
We then calculated the arithmetic mean and summarized the minimum, median, and maximum dose equivalent from these estimates.
And to put that in context, we estimate a radiation dose equivalent to hundreds of chest X-rays.
The results of the study indicate that a 36cm2 transdermal patch can deliver cyclobenzaprine in a dose equivalent to three 10-mg tablets taken orally, and that adequate drug delivery appears to be maintained for 48 hours.
Two drug doses will be evaluated with the SYNERGY Stent, including an everolimus dose approximately equal to that of the PROMUS Element Stent and a dose equivalent to half that amount.
Patients were considered to be opioid tolerant if they were on chronic opioid therapy at a dose equivalent to (greater than or equal to) 60 mg/day of oral morphine for a period of time.
URSO Forte(TM), and its lower dose equivalent, URSO 250(R), are the only FDA-approved ursodiol products for the treatment of PBC.
They must calculate the highest effective dose equivalent to any member of the public at any nearby offsite point where there is a residence, school, business, or office.
Not included here are dose equivalents for short-acting and long-acting injectables.