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Non-Stochastic Effects: Compatibility with Present ICRP Recommendations

  • S. B. Field
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 124)

Abstract

The ICRP (International Commission on Radiological Protection has distinguished between “stochastic ” and “non-stochastic effects ” of ionizing radiation (1). In a recent report of the ICRP (2) the compatibility of present recommendations with non-stochastic effects has been considered. The present paper is a summary of the ICRP findings and is strongly based on ICRP 41 (2).

Keywords

Dose Rate Occupational Exposure Stochastic Effect Threshold Dose Conventional Radiotherapy 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. B. Field
    • 1
  1. 1.MRC Cyclotron UnitHammersmith HospitalLondonEngland

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