Quality control for exposure assessment in epidemiological studies

Bornkessel C, Blettner M, Breckenkamp J, Berg-Beckhoff G (2010)
RADIATION PROTECTION DOSIMETRY 140(3): 287-293.

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In the framework of an epidemiological study, dosemeters were used for the assessment of radio frequency electromagnetic field exposure. To check the correct dosemeter's performance in terms of consistency of recorded field values over the entire study period, a quality control strategy was developed. In this paper, the concept of quality control and its results is described. From the 20 dosemeters used, 19 were very stable and reproducible, with deviations of a maximum of +/- 1 dB compared with their initial state. One device was found to be faulty and its measurement data had to be excluded from the analysis. As a result of continuous quality control procedures, the confidence in the measurements obtained during the field work was strengthened significantly.
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Bornkessel C, Blettner M, Breckenkamp J, Berg-Beckhoff G. Quality control for exposure assessment in epidemiological studies. RADIATION PROTECTION DOSIMETRY. 2010;140(3):287-293.
Bornkessel, C., Blettner, M., Breckenkamp, J., & Berg-Beckhoff, G. (2010). Quality control for exposure assessment in epidemiological studies. RADIATION PROTECTION DOSIMETRY, 140(3), 287-293.
Bornkessel, C., Blettner, M., Breckenkamp, J., and Berg-Beckhoff, G. (2010). Quality control for exposure assessment in epidemiological studies. RADIATION PROTECTION DOSIMETRY 140, 287-293.
Bornkessel, C., et al., 2010. Quality control for exposure assessment in epidemiological studies. RADIATION PROTECTION DOSIMETRY, 140(3), p 287-293.
C. Bornkessel, et al., “Quality control for exposure assessment in epidemiological studies”, RADIATION PROTECTION DOSIMETRY, vol. 140, 2010, pp. 287-293.
Bornkessel, C., Blettner, M., Breckenkamp, J., Berg-Beckhoff, G.: Quality control for exposure assessment in epidemiological studies. RADIATION PROTECTION DOSIMETRY. 140, 287-293 (2010).
Bornkessel, Christian, Blettner, Maria, Breckenkamp, Jürgen, and Berg-Beckhoff, Gabriele. “Quality control for exposure assessment in epidemiological studies”. RADIATION PROTECTION DOSIMETRY 140.3 (2010): 287-293.
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