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Assessing the probable severity of plutonium inhalation cases

K. R. Heid

Assessing the probable severity of plutonium inhalation cases

by K. R. Heid

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Published by Battelle Memorial Institute, Battelle Pacific Northwest Laboratories in Richland, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plutonium -- Physiological effect,
  • Plutonium -- Toxicology

  • Edition Notes

    StatementK.R. Heid, J.J. Jech.
    SeriesBNWL-SA-1595, BNWL (Series) -- SA-1595.
    ContributionsJech, J. J., Battelle Memorial Institute.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination17, [15] leaves :
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17615299M
    OCLC/WorldCa53128902

      The other recent review you should definitely read is “Radiation: Facts, fallacies and phobias” by Prof David Wigg, a clinical radiobiologist at the University of Adelaide. This is a 5-page review article published in in the peer-reviewed journal Australasian Radiology, but it is available free online (see link) and was written. Plutonium manufactured at the site was used in the first nuclear bomb, tested at the Trinity site, and in Fat Man, the bomb dropped on Nagasaki, Japan. “During the Cold War, the project was expanded to include nine nuclear reactors and five massive plutonium processing complexes, which produced plutonium for most of weapons in theFile Size: 1MB.

    e. Contact Radiation Emergency Assistance Center & Training Site (REAC/TS/: telephone () or () )/ and the state radiologic health department for further advice. In some exposures, unusually aggressive steps may be needed (eg, lung lavage for significant inhalation of plutonium). 2. Electromagnetic radiation exposure. This action has been pending since Aug It has been the subject of extensive pre-trial motions, dealt with on a preliminary basis by this Court's earlier opinion. See Allen v. United States, F. Supp. ( ). That opinion in a general .

    Job Name: /t. Contents. Preface. v. 1. Introduction 1 Background 1 Scope 2 Biochemical Aspects of Toxicology Summary 4 Review Questions 4 Bibliography 5. 3 At very high doses received at high dose rates, units of absorbed dose, gray and rad, are appropriate, rather than units of dose equivalent, sievert and rem.. a results from for each of five “remainder” organs, excluding the skin and the lens of the eye, that receive the highest doses.. b For purposes of weighting the external whole body dose, for adding it to the internal dose.


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