Accession Number : ADA995334

Title :   Radiological Defense. Volume 3. A Series of Indoctrination Lectures on Atomic Explosion, with Medical Aspects.

Corporate Author : ARMED FORCES SPECIAL WEAPONS PROJECT WASHINGTON DC JOINT CROSSROADS COMMITTEE

Report Date : 1949

Pagination or Media Count : 143

Abstract : Partial contents: Atomic Bomb and the Resultant Phenomena; Essentials of Instrumentation; Medical Effects Atomic Explosions; Biological Effects of Radiation; Radiation Pathology; Pathological Anatomy of Radiation Effects of Aromic Explosion; Diagnosis of Ionizing Radiation Injury; Therapy of Radiation Illness; Therapy and Handling of Mechanical and Thermal Injury from the Atom Bomb; Internal Hazards of Fission Products and Plutonium; Public Health Aspects of Atomic Energy; Radioactive Decontamination Problems; Protection Against Atomic Bombs; Command Aspects of Radiological Defense; Production, Procurement and Handling of Radioisotopes; and Tracer Techniques.

Descriptors :   *NUCLEAR EXPLOSION TESTING, *NUCLEAR WARFARE CASUALTIES, RADIATION EFFECTS, DOSIMETRY, RADIATION INJURIES, RADIATION SICKNESS, NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS, THERAPY, RADIOACTICE ISOTOPES, RADIOACTIVE CONTAMINATION, DECONTAMINATION, PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY, MILITARY MEDICINE

Subject Categories : Radiobiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE