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An Assortment Of Image Quality Indexes For Radiographic Film-Screen Combinations ---Can They Be Resolved?
Author(s): Robert F. Wagner; Kenneth E. Weaver
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Paper Abstract

The following briefly summarizes the background on how the Bureau of Radiological Health became involved in the image analysis area. In October 1968 the Radiation Control for Health and Safety Act, Public Law 90-602, gave the Secretary of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare and by delega-tion to the Food and Drug Administration new functions involving the radiation safety responsibility to control ionizing and nonionizing radiation emitted from electronic products. A majority of the responsibilities under the law have been redelegated to the Bureau of Radiological Health.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1972
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 0035, Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine I, (1 June 1972); doi: 10.1117/12.953665
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Robert F. Wagner, Food and Drug Administration (United States)
Kenneth E. Weaver, Food and Drug Administration (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0035:
Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine I
Paul L. Carson; William R. Hendee; William C. Zarnstorff, Editor(s)

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