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Radiation protection 

Radiation protection
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Radiation protection
Author(s):

C Taylor

, M Waller

, and P Bownes

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199573356.003.0157
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date: 20 October 2019

Radiation causes illness, injury and death at high doses, and it is assumed there is some risk even at very low doses.

This chapter will concentrate mainly on protecting those working with radiation and those receiving incidental exposures. They receive no benefit from their radiation exposure, which must therefore be restricted to keep their risk at an acceptable level....

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