Advocating for use of the ALARA principle in the context of medical imaging fails to recognize that the risk is hypothetical and so serves to reinforce patients' fears of radiation:

Jeffry A. Siegel, Cynthia H. McCollough, Colin G. Orton

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10 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3-6
Number of pages4
JournalMedical physics
Volume44
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biophysics
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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