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Ionizing radiation and health

Bo Lindell

Ionizing radiation and health

by Bo Lindell

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Published by World Health Organization in Geneva .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radiation -- Safety measures.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 79-81.

    Statement(by) Bo Lindell (and) R. Lowry Dobson.
    SeriesPublic Health papers -- no.6.
    ContributionsDobson, Robert Lowry, 1919-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination81 p. :
    Number of Pages81
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20954257M

    IONIZING RADIATION 82 3. SUMMARY OF HEALTH EFFECTS OF IONIZING RADIATION appeared to have redistributed from the lungs to the bones and, given its long physical half-time (t1/2) of years, would have irradiated the surrounding tissues for a lengthy period of time to . This book is the seventh in a series of titles from the National Research Council that addresses the effects of exposure to low dose LET (Linear Energy Transfer) ionizing radiation and human health. Updating information previously presented in the publication, Health Effects of Exposure to Low Levels of Ionizing Radiation: BEIR V, this book draws upon new data in both epidemiologic and.

    This chapter provides an overview of the wide array of clinical applications of ionizing radiation. As is customary, applications are grouped here into diagnostic and therapeutic uses. These two categories are further divided by whether the ionizing radiation is administered through external or internal sources. ICNIRP aims to provide advice on protection against adverse health effects from both short- and long-term exposures to non-ionizing radiation and uses the WHO’s definition of health: “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” 4 ICNIRP’s advice is based on a.

    Ocular effects of non-ionizing radiation: April 7, , Washington, D.C (Proceedings of the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers) by American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists, David H. Sliney, Myron Wolbarsht and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.


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