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Medical Management of Radiological Casualties

By Jacocks, John

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Book Id: WPLBN0000121049
Format Type: PDF eBook
File Size: 1.0 MB
Reproduction Date: 2005

Title: Medical Management of Radiological Casualties  
Author: Jacocks, John
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Language: English
Subject: Health., Medical research, Medical reports
Collections: Medical Library Collection
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Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Jacocks, J. (n.d.). Medical Management of Radiological Casualties. Retrieved from http://cn.ebooklibrary.org/


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DISCLAIMER: This handbook provides concise supplemental reading material for the Medical Effects of Ionizing Radiation Course, which is presented by the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute several times each year and is the only graduate-level course in the Department of Defense for training health care professionals in the management of uncontrolled ionizing radiation exposure.

Table of Contents
Contents Acknowledgments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . iv Acronyms and Abbreviations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ix Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Nuclear Detonation and Other High-Dose Radiation Situations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Acute High-Dose Radiation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Biological Dosimetry and Radiation Casualty Management Software Application. . . . . . . . 20 Management Protocol for Acute Radiation Syndrome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Blast and Thermal Biological Effects . . . . . . . . . . 33 Radiation Dispersal Device and Industrial Contamination Situations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Low Dose-Rate Radiation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Psychological Effects. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 External Contamination . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Internal Contamination . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Depleted Uranium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59


 
 



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