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Document ID (ISN)45953
CIS number 86-672
ISBN(s) 0-913392-75-8
Year 1985
Convention or series no.
Title Some issues important in developing basic radiation protection recommendations
Bibliographic information National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Washington, DC 20014, USA, 1 Mar. 1985. 325p. Illus. Bibl.
Abstract Proceedings of a meeting held 4-5 April, 1984, in Washington, DC (USA). The scientific papers include: an overview of human risk assessment; time-response models in radiation risk estimation; effect of age, sex, ethnic and individual differences on risk estimation and the probability of causation; effects of prenatal exposure to ionising radiation; incidence and mortality as bases for determing risks; genetic impact of low-level ionising radiation; non-stochastic effects of ionising radiation; internal emitter limits for iodine, radium and radon daughters; dosimetric aspects; implications of risk information for the NCRP programme. A lecture on limitation and assessment in radiation protection is followed by briefing papers and reports of NCRP committees on effects and exposure criteria for radiofrequency fields, mammography, radiation exposure and injury, international units and exposure control in nuclear emergencies.
Descriptors (primary) ionizing radiation; radiation protection; biological effects; hazard evaluation; electromagnetic radiation
Descriptors (secondary) race-linked differences; radiofrequency radiation; radiological diagnosis; genetic effects; conference; dosimetry; age-linked differences; sex-linked differences; individual susceptibility; radiation monitoring
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation
Ionizing radiation
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures