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Report No. 121 - Principles and Application of Collective Dose in Radiation Protection (1995) This is a members only link.

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Report No. 121 assesses the usefulness and limitation of collective dose in radiation protection. The Report reviews the historical development of the term "collective dose." Then the scientific bases for the use of collective dose is summarized in the form of a major compilation of available human radiation epidemiology data. Limitations of the use of collective dose in radiation protection are then reviewed followed by sections on "Risk Assessment and Management" and "Conclusions and Recommendations".
Ronald L. Kathren, Chairman

John R. Johnson
Dade W. Moeller
Roy E. Shore
Barbara J. McNeil
Keith J. Schiager
Robert Ullrich
David A. Waite
Eric J. Hall, Liaison
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