The use of extremity dosemeters in a hospital environment

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The use of extremity dosemeters in a hospital environment. / Vanhavere, Filip; Berus, D.; Buls, N.; Covens, P.; Struelens, Lara (Peer reviewer).

In: Radiation protection dosimetry, Vol. 118, No. 2, 31.03.2006, p. 190-195.

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Vanhavere, F, Berus, D, Buls, N, Covens, P & Struelens, L 2006, 'The use of extremity dosemeters in a hospital environment', Radiation protection dosimetry, vol. 118, no. 2, pp. 190-195. https://doi.org/10.1093/rpd/ncl017

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Vanhavere, F., Berus, D., Buls, N., Covens, P., & Struelens, L. (2006). The use of extremity dosemeters in a hospital environment. Radiation protection dosimetry, 118(2), 190-195. https://doi.org/10.1093/rpd/ncl017

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Vanhavere F, Berus D, Buls N, Covens P, Struelens L. The use of extremity dosemeters in a hospital environment. Radiation protection dosimetry. 2006 Mar 31;118(2):190-195. https://doi.org/10.1093/rpd/ncl017

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Vanhavere, Filip ; Berus, D. ; Buls, N. ; Covens, P. ; Struelens, Lara. / The use of extremity dosemeters in a hospital environment. In: Radiation protection dosimetry. 2006 ; Vol. 118, No. 2. pp. 190-195.

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