Non-maleficence

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Act of avoiding harm. Non-maleficence is a key value of biomedical ethics. In radiological protection it is to reduce the direct and indirect harm and risk for individuals, communities and the environment. (Adapted from ICRP Publication 138)

ICRP Glossary entry - 7 March 2019


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