TITLE

Radiation risks

AUTHOR(S)
Darby, Sarah
PUB. DATE
October 1999
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/16/99, Vol. 319 Issue 7216, p1019
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses radiation risks from nuclear power plants. Public mistrust on nuclear power; Epidemiology of nuclear radiation exposures; Advantages and disadvantages of nuclear radiation.
ACCESSION #
2421444

 

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