|Publisher:||Elsevier Science & Technology Books|
|Series:||International Commission on Radiological Protection Series|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)|
Table of ContentsPreface. Scope of the report. Indications for action. Physical, clinical and biological data for assessing severity of exposure. Principles of urgent medical care of abnormal exposures. Administrative action following an abnormal exposure. Organization of medical services in anticipation of abnormal exposures. Appendix 1 - Preliminary screening of workers who may have incurred an abnormal exposure. Appendix 2 - Symptoms and clinical signs of radiation sickness. Appendix 3 - Actions to be taken following exposure of whole body, hands or face to penetrating radiation or suspected internal contamination. Bibliography.