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Definition and estimation of lifetime detriment from radiation exposures: principles and methods.

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Although the lifetable methodology is a standard tool in epidemiology and risk assessment, there are a number of differences in the way it has been applied by various advisory committees that have attempted to estimate radiation risks. The most fundamental of these differences concerns the choice of parameter to be estimated: the "excess lifetime risk" is the difference in lifetime risks between exposed and unexposed populations; the "risk of exposure-induced death" is the lifetime risk of dy...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Journal:
Health physics
Volume:
63
Issue:
3
Pages:
259-272
Publication date:
1992-09-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1538-5159
ISSN:
0017-9078
Source identifiers:
88363
Language:
English
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uuid:2ba5569f-9d60-4806-8d76-316c71c43648
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2012-12-19

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