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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.

ICRP Publication 138, 2018.

One of the four Core Ethical Values underpinning the System of Radiological Protection described in ICRP Publication 138:

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