- Radiation Protection Services
BSC, PhD, FinstP, CRad
45 years experience in both North America and Europe within the university, hospital and commercial environments concerning most aspects of the application of science and technology to the field of medical imaging.
Magnetic Resonance and Radio Frequency Spectroscopy. Sept 1968. Edited by P. Averbuch. Nuclear Spin-Lattice Relaxation in Li-Mg Alloys. B.M. Moores and J.M. Titman.
A. Mosfet Gate with 100 dB Carrier Suppression, Rev. Sci. Inst., Vol 41, No 7 pp 1096 – 1097 July (1970). B.M. Moores, R.M. Munnings and R.L. Armstrong.
VHF Pulsed Magnetic Resonance Duplexers. Rev. Sci. Inst., Vol 42, No 9, pp 1329 – 1334 (1971). B.M. Moores and R.L. Armstrong.
The Theory of Focal Spot Size Determination, Radiological Society of North America Chicago, November 26, (1972). B.M. Moores and P. Brubacher.
Nuclear Spin Relaxation and Translational Diffusion in Dilute Alloys of Lithium. J. Phys. F. Metal, Phys Vol 52, pp 592 – 604 (1972). J.M. Titman and B.M. Moores.
Softening of Rotary Lattice Mode in K2PtBr6 as Detected by Nuclear Quadruple Resonance. Phys. Rev. Vol 6, No 2, pp 1596 – 1604, (1972). H. Van Driel, M. Wiszniewska, B.M. Moores and R.L. Armstrong.
The Modulation Transfer Function of the Focal Spot with a Twin Peaked Intensity Distribution. Radiology Vol 107, No 3, pp 635 – 640 (1973). P. Brubacher and B.M. Moores.
Focal spot studies and electron focusing in a demountable X-ray tube. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 19, 605 – 618 (1974). B.M. Moores and P. Brubacher.
Methods of reducing X-ray exposure to the eye during tomography of the para-nasal sinuses. Dento-Maxilio – Facial Radiology Vol. 5, 39 – 42 (1976). B. Eddleston, B.M. Moores and A. Walker.
Light output and X-ray attenuation measurements for some commercial intensifying screens. Radiology, Vol 128. 767 – 774. (1978). B.M. Moores and A. Walker.
Light output and X-ray attenuation measurements at mammography beam qualities for nine commercial intensifying screens. Radiology, Vol 131. 737 – 742. (1979). S.arker-Hodds and B.M. Moores.
The dose to the patient and the quality of the image in xeromammography. British Journal of Radiology, Vol 25, 804 – 809, (1979). J.A. Ramsden, B.M. Moores and D.L. Asbury.
Films and screens, in Physical Aspects of Medical Imaging, Proceedings of a meeting in Manchester June 1980. Edited by B.M. Moores, R.P. Parker and B. Pullan, John Wiley and Sons Ltd., Chichester, UK, ISBN 0 471 10039 0, p 253 – 265 (1981). B.M. Moores.
A suggested theory of the conventional tomographic imaging process. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 26, 985 – 996. (1981). C.J. Moore and B.M. Moores.
An assessment of the radiation dose received by staff using fluoroscopic equipment, British Journal of Radiology, 55, 272 – 276 (1982). K. Faulkner and B.M. Moores.
Physical aspects of digital fluorography, in Digital Radiology – Physical and Clinical Aspects Edited by R.M. Harrison and I. Isherwood, Institute of Physical Sciences in Medicine, p 45 – 57 (1984). B.M. Moores.
Noise and contrast detection in Computed Tomography images, Physics in Medicine and Biology, 29, 329 – 339 (1984). K. Faulkner, B.M. Moores.
Analysis of X-ray Computed Tomography imaging using the noise power spectrum and auto-correlation function, Physics in Medicine and Biology, 29, 1343 – 1352 (1984). K. Faulkner and B.M. Moores.
Production and processing of digital ionographic X-ray images, British Journal of Radiology, 57, 1157 – 1160, (1984). B.M. Moores, R. Booler, T. Dovas and D.L. Asbury.
Resolution limits of a low pressure ionography chamber, Physics in Medicine and Biology 30, 771 – 784 (1985). R.V. Booler and B.M. Moores.
A prototype digital ionographic imaging system, Physics in Medicine and Biology, Vol 30, 11 – 20 (1985). B.M. Moores, T. Dovas, B. Pullan and R. Booler.
Noise transfer in screen/film subtraction radiography, Physics in Medicine and Biology, Vol 30, 229 – 238 (1985). A. Shaw and B.M. Moores.
An investigation into the levels of radiation exposure in diagnostic examination involving fluoroscopy. British Journal of Radiology, 60, 167 – 173, (1987). K.A. Rowley, S.J. Hill, R.A. Watkins and B.M. Moores.
Digital X-ray imaging. IEE Proceedings 134 Pt A, 115 – 125, February, (1987). B.M. Moores.
Image processing of digital chest ionograms. British Journal of Radiology, 61, 943 – 950 (1987). J.R. Yarwood and B.M. Moores.
European standards in diagnostic radiology, the Euro X-Ray. BIR Report 20 Optimisation of Image Quality and Patient Exposure in Diagnostic Radiology. Edited by B.M. Moores, B.F. Wall, H. Erikstat and H. Schibilla, pp 219-221, (1989). B.M.Moores.
Procèdès de digitalisation en mammographie, En Mammographie-Techniques, Sèmiologie, Dèpistage, J.L. Lamarque et L. Boyes, Editions Pradel, p 49 – 54, (1990). B.M. Moores.
Scientific basis for standardisation in radiology, In Medical Radiation Protection Practice within the EEC. Edited by M. Fitzgerald and T.M. Courade, pp 47-51, (1991) British Institute of Radiology, London. B.M. Moores.
Recommendations of 1990 from the International Commission of Radiological Protection. Implications in Diagnostic Radiology. In the Proceedings of the International Conference of Implications of the New ICRP Recommendations in Radiation Protection Practices, Salamanca, Spain (1992). E. Vano, L. Gonzalez, C. Maccia, B.M. Moores and R. Padovani.
Computer applications in radiation protection. Radiation Protection Dosimetry, Vol. 57 Nos. 1/4, pp203-206, (1995). P.R. Cole and B.M. Moores.
Diagnostic radiology: better images – lower doses, compromise or correlation? A European strategy with historical overview. Proceedings of the Belgium Roentgen Centenary Congress “100 years of Radiology” Limited edition 241 – 248 (1995). H. Schibilla and B.M. Moores.
Extension of optimisation and radiation protection strategies from screen film to digital radiographic imaging. Proceedings of Symposium “Digitale bildgebung in der Diagnostischen Radiologic. H. Hoffmann GMBH Verlag, 307-316, (1996). B.M. Moores.
The design and development of hypertext courseware for CAL in diagnostic radiography. Medical Informatics, Vol 20, No 3, 241-250, (1996). P.R.Cole and B.M.Moores
Radiation exposure to children during cardiac catheterisation. British Journal of Radiology. 70: 180-185 (1997). A. Boothroyd, E. McDonald, B.M. Moores, V. Slumming and H. Carty.
Audit Programmes in a diagnostic radiology facility. Radiation Protection Dosimetry. Vol 80. Nos 1-3, pp253-260, (1998). B.M. Moores, P.A. Connolly and P.R. Cole.
Technology – driven science in healthcare – is Europe falling behind? Presented at the Congress of the German Medical Physics Society and published in the Proceedings of the ERPET Course for Medical Physicists on the establishment of reference levels in diagnostic radiology. Passau, Germany, September 1999. Institute of Radiation Hygiene, D-85764 Oberschleissheim/Neuherberg, DOC RTD/0034/20, pp 5-12, (1999). B.M.Moores
Quality criteria development within the Fourth Framework Research Programme. Radiation Protection Dosimetry, Vol 90, Nos 1-2, pp 63-71, (2000). B.M.Moores, S.Mattsson, L.G.Mansson and W.Panzer.
Establishing local reference dose values and optimisation strategies. Radiation Protection Dosimetry, Vol 90, Nos 1-2, pp 229-234, (2000). P.Connolly and B.M.Moores.
Competency requirements and CPD – preparing for the future needs of medical imaging. Radiography, Vol 8, pp259 – 268, (2002). B.M.Moores
Central dose data management and analysis in IT-driven radiation protection strategies. Radiation Protection Dosimetry, Vol 114, Nos 1-3, 135-142, (2005). M.Ward, D.Hughes, P.Connolly and B.M.Moores
RADIUS-closing the circle on the assessment of imaging performance. Radiation Protection Dosimetry, Vol 114, Nos 1-3, 450-457, (2005). B.M.Moores, S.Mattsson, L.G.Mansson, W.Panzer, D.Regulla, D.Dance, G. Alm Carlsson, F.R.Verdun, E.Buhr and C.Hoeschen
Radiation safety management in health care – the application of Quality Function Deployment. Radiography, Vol 12, 291-304, (2006). B.M.Moores
A comparison of the suitability of patient dosimetry methods for establishing diagnostic dose reference levels and optimisation strategies. Proceedings of the 12th IRPA Congress, Buenes Aires, Argentina, 19/24 October (2008). H. Gfirtner, B.M.Moores and F-E. Stieve.
Web based tools for quality assurance and radiation protection in diagnostic radiology. Proceedings of 3rd Malmo Conference on Medical Imaging, June 2009. Radiation Protection Dosimetry, Vol 139, Nos 1-3, 422 – 429, (2010); doi: 10.1093/rpd/ncq004. B.M.Moores, P.Charnock and M. Ward.
A European study of patient dosimetry in diagnostic radiology – protocol development and findings. Proceedings of 3rd Malmo Conference on Medical Imaging, June 2009. Radiation Protection Dosimetry Vol 139, Nos 1-3, 380 – 387, (2010); doi: 10.1093/rpd/ncq025. H.Gfirtner, P.A.Kaplanis, B.M.Moores, P.Schneider and J.Vassileva.
Patient dose audit of radiology departments across Ghana. Proceedings of International Symposium on Standards, Applications and Quality Assurance in Medical Radiation Dosimetry. International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA-CN-182, 369-371, (2010). J.Fazakerley, E. Ofori , D.Scutt , M.Ward and B.M.Moores.
A review of the scientific basis for radiation protection of the patient in diagnostic radiology. Radiation Protection Dosimetry, Vol 147, Nos 1-2, 22-29 (2011). B.M.Moores and D.Regulla.
Application of IQ Works for Quality Assurance in MRI. Proceedings of the European Medical Physics and Engineering Conference, pp 300-305, Sofia, Bulgaria, October (2012). J.Fazakerley, J.Brunt , A.Reilly and B.M.Moores .
Dosimetry in diagnostic radiology; In Medical Radiological Physics, Sub volume A, Fundamentals and Data in Radiobiology, Radiation Biophysics, Dosimetry and Medical Radiological Protection, Edited by A. Kaul, Landolt – Bornstein, Springer, Tiergartenstrasse 17, 69121 Heidelberg, Germany, Sections 3-14 to 3-28, (2012). B.M.Moores and F-E Stieve)
The role and relevance of efficacy to the principle of justification in the field of radiation protection of the patient. Proceedings of the International Conference on Radiation Protection in Medicine, Setting the Scene for the Next Decade, 3-7 December 2012, Bonn, Germany, IAEA . B.M.Moores.
Establshing local and regional DRLs by means of electronic radiographical x-ray examination records. Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 157(1): 62-72 (2013). P.Charnock, B.M.Moores and R.Wilde.
Establishment of a comprehensive set of regional DRLs for CT by means of electronic X-ray examination records. Radiation Protection Dosimetry, Vol 163 (4): 509-520, (2015). P.Charnock, A.F.Dunn, B.M.Moores, J.Murphy and R.Wilde.