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Accession Number ADA575269
Title Health Aspects of a Nuclear or Radiological Attack.
Publication Date Jul 2010
Media Count 9p
Personal Author D. A. Schauer J. F. Mettler R. E. Goans T. C. Pellmar T. S. Tenforde
Abstract This brief paper provides a summary of key issues facing local, state, and national responders in preparing for and counteracting acts of nuclear or radiological terrorism, including medical management and follow-up care for victims. We also provide a brief look at important issues that remain to be addressed.
Keywords Attack
Nuclear weapons
Radiation effects
Radiological warfare

Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 57V - Radiobiology
91I - Emergency Services & Planning
74D - Chemical, Biological, & Radiological Warfare
Corporate Author Uniformed Services Univ. of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD.
Document Type Journal article
Title Note Journal article.
NTIS Issue Number 1319
Contract Number N/A

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