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X-rays, health effects of common exams

Author: John W Gofman; Egan O'Connor
Publisher: San Francisco : Sierra Club Books, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One-of-a-kind handbook unequaled for practical use by professionals and concerned laypeople. Essentially a usable supplement to Gofman's Radiation and Human Health, it is designed to provide the data needed for evaluating health effects (specifically, risk of cancer) from diagnostic X-rays and to identify opportunities for dose reduction. Easily understood instructions for adjustments and conversions are given. An  Read more...
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Gofman, John W.
X-rays, health effects of common exams.
San Francisco : Sierra Club Books, ©1985
(OCoLC)560736205
Online version:
Gofman, John W.
X-rays, health effects of common exams.
San Francisco : Sierra Club Books, ©1985
(OCoLC)608300290
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John W Gofman; Egan O'Connor
ISBN: 0871568381 9780871568380
OCLC Number: 11370090
Description: vii, 439 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: John W. Gofman and Egan O'Connor.

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One-of-a-kind handbook unequaled for practical use by professionals and concerned laypeople. Essentially a usable supplement to Gofman's Radiation and Human Health, it is designed to provide the data needed for evaluating health effects (specifically, risk of cancer) from diagnostic X-rays and to identify opportunities for dose reduction. Easily understood instructions for adjustments and conversions are given. An immense amount of information is organized according to type of X-ray, body part, sex, age, and risk of future disease.

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