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Radiation Exposure: Risks and Health Effects (cont.)

References

Citations

  1. National Cancer Institute (2008). Radiation Risks and Pediatric Computed Tomography (CT): A Guide for Health Care Providers. Available online: http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/causes/radiation/radiation-risks-pediatric-CT.

Other Works Consulted

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  • Radiological Society of North America and American College of Radiology (2010). Radiation Exposure in X-Ray and CT Examinations. Available online: http://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/safety/index.cfm?pg=sfty_xray.

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  • World Nuclear Association (2011). Nuclear Radiation and Health Effects. Available online: http://www.world-nuclear.org/info/inf05.html.

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