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As reflected by the title, this is an extremely ambitious undertaking in an area of vital interest and importance. Unfortunately, it falls considerably short of the author's major goal ". . . to present and analyze the evidence concerning effects of low doses of radiation upon humans, and to demonstrate that a systematic and consistent evaluation of the evidence is now possible, with very useful practical results for . . ." a broad spectrum of readers from physicians to nuclear engineers to the concerned layman. The shortcomings of this book relate in part to Dr. Gofman's attempt
Radiation and Human Health.. Ann Intern Med. 1982;96:687. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-96-5-687_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1982;96(5):687.
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