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Descriptor English:   Health Physics 
Descriptor Spanish:   Física Sanitaria 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Física Sanitária 
Synonyms English:   Physics, Radiologic
Physics, Health
Radiologic Physics  
Tree Number:   H01.671.368
H02.229.333
Definition English:   The science concerned with problems of radiation protection relevant to reducing or preventing radiation exposure, and the effects of ionizing radiation on humans and their environment. 
Indexing Annotation English:   SPEC: SPEC qualif; physics or phys principles in the field of med = specific med term (IM) + PHYSICS (NIM) or specific phys principle (IM), as "The physics of brachytherapy" = BRACHYTHERAPY (IM) + PHYSICS (NIM)
See Related English:   Radiation Monitoring
Radiation Protection
Radiometry
 
History Note English:   73(67) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CL classification EC economics
ED education ES ethics
HI history IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence MA manpower
MT methods OG organization & administration
ST standards SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends  
Record Number:   6434 
Unique Identifier:   D006283 

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