Accession Number : AD0641880

Title :   IONIZING RADIATION, INJURY, PREVENTION AND TREATMENT.

Descriptive Note : Annual progress rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH UNIT EUROPE

Personal Author(s) : Rothe,William E. ; Leitnaker,Frank C. ; Butterfield,James L.

Report Date : JUL 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 37

Abstract : Simple but accurate and sensitive techniques have been established for total alpha counting of tissue and urine specimens and for I-131 quantitation in whole milk. Results are reported. Studies of Lean Body Mass (LBM) changes with physical conditioning have continued. Studies of blood preservation have been refined.

Descriptors :   (*RADIATION INJURIES, TISSUES(BIOLOGY)), FALLOUT, RADIOACTIVE CONTAMINATION, RADIATION EFFECTS, MILK, CANCER, THYROID GLAND, BLOOD, PRESERVATION, RADIOACTIVE ISOTOPES, CESIUM, IODINE, POTASSIUM, HUMANS, URINE, ALPHA COUNTERS, GAMMA COUNTERS, MILITARY PERSONNEL

Subject Categories : Radiobiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE