[ RadSafe ] protraction enhancement effect

Maury Siskel maurysis at peoplepc.com
Tue Aug 31 17:08:59 CDT 2010

Does this mean that it is more dangerous to have been exposed over a 
longer time period than to have received the same total dosage over a 
shorter time period?
Maury&Dog (Maury Siskel maurysis at peoplepc.com)

Brennan, Mike (DOH) wrote:

>Has anyone heard of "protraction enhancement effect", apparently also called "inverse exposure-rate effect"?  I ran across it in an ICRP document, and I just want to see if other, more knowledgeable people think it means what I think it means. 
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