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Parallels of radiation and financial risk management: impacts on public acceptance.
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PMID:  21399429     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
The financial collapse of 2007 provides an opportunity for a cross-discipline comparison of risk assessments. Flaws in financial risk assessments bear part of the blame for the financial collapse. There may be a potential for similar flaws to be made in radiological risk assessments. Risk assessments in finance and health physics are discussed in the context of a broader view of the risk management environment. Flawed risk assessments can adversely influence public acceptance of radiological technologies, so the importance of quality is magnified.
Mark Hogue
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Health physics     Volume:  100     ISSN:  1538-5159     ISO Abbreviation:  Health Phys     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985093R     Medline TA:  Health Phys     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  148-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
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