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  • Section 3 Radiation Induced Injury

  • Section 3 Radiation Induced Injury Questions

     1. The likelihood of late stochastic effects following exposure to radiation is influenced by __________. (Select all that apply.)
    A. Radiation dose.
    B. Linear energy transfer (LET) of the radiation.
    C. Radiation dose rate.
    D. Type of tissue exposed.

    2. Which of the following statements concerning radiation-induced stochastic effects are true? (Select all that apply.)
    A. The clinical severity of the effect increases with dose.
    B. The probability that an individual will experience the effect increases with dose.
    C. There is a well-defined threshold in dose.
    D. The effect may arise from damage to a small number of cells

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