Radiation policy: a decision-making model.

  title={Radiation policy: a decision-making model.},
  author={Baruch Modan},
  journal={Environmental Health Perspectives},
  pages={1599 - 1601}
  • Baruch Modan
  • Published 1997 in Environmental health perspectives
Priority setting in radiation policy is complex because it depends to a large extent on risk perception. It has been shown repeatedly that the public is much more sensitive to potential harmful sequelae of radiation than to those of other environmental pollutants. Thus, cancer risk, particularly at low doses, has become a sociopolitical issue. The principle… CONTINUE READING