The ALARA principle in radiation protection and medecine a precautionary approach

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Abstract

An overview is given of the history of ALARA, situated in the context of uncertainty on risk. The link is made with justification while stressing optimisation tools and international networking. regarding the present challenges for radiation protection in medecine the opportunities for optimisation are given. The principle is consiered as a precursor of the precaution principle. Conclusions are made regarding E&T requirements for the job of radiation protection
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBVS/ABR
Editors Bvs, Abr
Publisherslides on website
Publication statusPublished - 20 Jun 2008

Publication series

NameAlara in the medical sector

Bibliographical note

BVS/ABR

Keywords

  • radiation protection
  • medical

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