thin conception of risk

A narrow assessment of risk which addresses only the common physical harms associated with an intervention—e.g., injuries, death
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thin conception of risk

Risk analysis A narrow assessment of risk which addresses only the common physical harms associated with an intervention–eg, injuries, death. See Informed concent, Risk, Risk assessment. Cf Thick conception of risk.
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