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dose equivalent

[¦dōs ə′kwiv·ə·lənt]
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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Table 2 (adapted from Chrousos et al., 2011) (51) shows that synthetic derivatives of cortisol at equivalent doses suppress the adrenal glands more.
* calibration in units of equivalent dose requires the application of an appropriate phantom,
A morphine milligram equivalent dose of about 50 mgs daily appears to be a threshold dose which can provide adequate pain control in a reasonable proportion of those having significant chronic pain, with acceptable safety.
Linear quadratic calculations done for HFRT using Biologic Equivalent Dose (BED) have been found to be equivalent to those performed with the standard regimen using 2 Gy per day fractions3.
The equivalence that 1 J/kg (physical unit) of gamma absorbed dose corresponds to 1 Sv of equivalent dose (operational quantities) is used.
Most authors recommend a mass equivalent dose according to the amount of INH ingested, if known.
The Antero and Shavano products offered by U2D Inc., developed with five other organizations, allow a user to efficiently and accurately search for, calculate equivalent dose and/or identify neutron sources by the collection, and analysis, of one or more free neutron properties with high efficiency and accuracy.
In addition, when focusing on a specific type of potential outcome (e.g., leukemia) and its association with radiation exposure of a specific target tissue (e.g., active bone marrow), it is better to use the equivalent dose, which involves only the radiation weighting factor, when a mixture of different radiations are involved (National Research Council 2006).
Note that equivalent dose ranges for the two drugs were the same, (equivalent dose 20 mg/d (65 patients) or 40 mg/d (65 patients)) because Atorvastatin has twice the effect of simvastatin as shown by Jones et al.
Heart scan (Stress MIBI) was taken as standard as it showed maximum exposure (0.584 mR) and equivalent dose corresponding to this exposure (5.85uSv) amongst all scans.

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