Week 9a Chapter 37 Late Effects of Radiation. Chapter 37 Late Effects of Radiation. The early effects of radiation exposure are produced by high radiation doses. The radiation exposure from diagnostic radiology are low level and of low LET.
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30 pounds overweight
Motor vehicle accidents
Expected Days of Life Lost
1 dayRisk of Life Shortening as a Consequence of Disease or Occupation
Single 10 rad exposure
Continuous exposure to 1 rad/year
Continuous exposure to 100 mrad/year
520 600BEIR Committee estimates for mortality from malignancy in 100.000 people
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