Author Archives: Dennis Bowman

Today’s blog is about off-focus (stem) radiation which until a couple of weeks ago I had completely forgotten about.  As a reminder to all…

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My first published book just hit the stands (or would have hit the stands if there was such a thing as a bookstore anymore)…

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This is how I teach ALARA (As Low As Reasonably Achievable) to all of my students and whenever I give any kind of talk…

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Today’s post will center on how the mAs you use is directly proportional to the dose you are giving your patients.  I could have just…

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There are three new definitions all of the manufacturers are now using that will soon become standard terminology in our profession. The first and…

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For the first 10 years of my career (late 70&’s, early 80&’s) the SID for abdomen x-rays was 40″ and that was written in…

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I believe the 15% rule was figured out in the mid 50’s. Of course this was back in the days of film/screen, but it…

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Today I’d like to tell you a little bit about two wonderful organizations; Image Gently and Image Wisely.  Image Gently was created first, in 2007.  In…

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A while back I started to wonder about how much dose actually occurred in the middle of the body (the Midline Dose).  My good…

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Today’s blog will be a shortened version of the experiment I posted in the Significant Experiments section last week which has the full write…

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