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male top 3 ca resulting in death 2008

-lung/bronchus
-prost
-colon/rectum

2

female tope 3 ca resulting in death 2008

-lung/bronchus
-breast
-colon/rectum

3

cosmic rays background are caused from

-nuclear rxn in space
-sun
-latitude
-altitude

4

terrestrial background isotopes include:

-Uranium
-thorium
-radium
-radon

5

si exposure unit

C/kg

6

activity is rate of

nuclear decay

7

CQI stands for

continuous quality improvement

8

joint commission for/not for profit?

-independent
-not for profit

9

EPA/DOT are what kind of agencies

other fed agencies assisting NRC

10

AEC stands for

atomic energy commission

11

nonstochastic severity increases with

dose

12

nonstochastic effects include

-erythema
-epilation
-cataract forms
-infertility

13

stochastic occurrence is a fxn of

dose

14

stochastic severity is not a fxn of

dose

15

stochastic means ? induction, ? effects

-ca induction
-genetic effects

16

NRC is a federal regulating agency ensuring adequate protection of ?

public health & safety in use of radioactive materials

17

NRC- how many states in agreement?

34

18

ICRP regulates safety on ?

all types of rad

19

NCRP is a US group of experts who make & recommend ?

standards for use of rad

20

NCRP responsible for ?

mpd's