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Flashcards in UV Radiation Skin Damage Deck (5)
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1

Which UV rays are short and do not pass earth's atmosphere?

UVC

2

Which UV rays are responsible for nearly all skin effects of sunlight?

UVB

3

Which UV rays are more commonly referred to as "sun tanning rays"?

UVA

4

TRUE or FALSE
A sunburn is a radiation burn.

TRUE

5

Are cold compresses and cool baths appropriate for a sunburned patient?

YES!