The Medical Aspects of Radiation Incidents Free pocket guide assists treatment of patients exposed to ionizing radiation

The Medical Aspects of Radiation Incidents provides basic information needed for the medical management of those involved in radiation incidents in an easy-to-understand manner.

Some of the topics discussed in The Medical Aspects of Radiation Incidents include:

  • Basic health physics and dose estimation (US and SI units)
  • Treatment of whole body and acute local radiological illnesses and injuries
  • Assessment and treatment of internal contamination with radioactive materials
  • Patient decontamination
  • Delayed effects of exposure to ionizing radiation
  • Risk and psychological issues

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