Radiation protection in dentistry by K. Koren

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Published by World Health Organization in Geneva .

Written in English

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  • Teeth -- Radiography -- Safety measures.

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Includes index.

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StatementK. Koren, A. H. Wuehrmann ; jointly sponsored by ILO, IAEA, and WHO.
SeriesManual on radiation protection in hospitals and general practice -- v. 4
ContributionsWuehrmann, Arthur H., International Atomic Energy Agency., International Labour Organisation., World Health Organization.
The Physical Object
Pagination52 p. :
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16339269M
ISBN 109241540419

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