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Biological effects of whole-body gamma radiation on human beings (U)

Johns Hopkins University. Operations Research Office

Biological effects of whole-body gamma radiation on human beings (U)

by Johns Hopkins University. Operations Research Office

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Published by Published for Operations Research Office, the Johns Hopkins University, by the Johns Hopkins Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radioactive fallout,
  • Gamma rays -- Physiological effect

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography

    Statementby Harold O. Davidson
    ContributionsDavidson, Harold O., 1918-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination101 p.
    Number of Pages101
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17871105M
    LC Control Number57013291

    Branch of biology concerned with the effects of ionizing radiation on living systems. Human beings who receive whole-body doses in excess of ____ Gy, may die within 30 to 60 days because of effects related to initial depletion of the stem cells of the hematopoietic system Chapter 7- Molecular and Cellular Radiation Biology. terms. Have you eaten a banana lately? Any vegetables? If the former, you might have some Potassium incorporated into some of your cells. If the latter, you might have some Carbon in you. Almost everything we eat has small amounts of radioisotop.

    A large number of experimental data are also available on the adverse effects of radiation on the male and female reproductive systems of various animal species, as well as human beings. The biological response to radiation varies among different tissues and organs, and the total dose and number of fractions are important determinants of Author: Kausik Ray. According to the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Report, "Ionizing Radiation: Sources and Biological Effects," 70 percent of the body content of Pb is in the skeleton. The UNSCEAR report estimates the typical Pb concentration in the skeleton to be 3 Bq kg-1, which equates to a total skeletal activity of 15 Bq .

    The effective radiation dose due to the 40 K body content is mSv, and due to the Uranium and Thorium series of radionuclides, it is mSv in a year. You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them.


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Biological effects of whole-body gamma radiation on human beings (U). Baltimore: Published for Operations Research Office, The Johns Hopkins University by the Johns Hopkins Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Davidson, Harold O., Biological effects of whole-body gamma radiation on human beings (U).

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Radiobiology (also known as radiation biology) is a field of clinical and basic medical sciences that involves the study of the action of ionizing radiation on living things, especially health effects of ng radiation is generally harmful and potentially lethal to living things but can have health benefits in radiation therapy for the treatment of cancer and thyrotoxicosis.

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potential for biological effects. •Dose rate (how fast) •The faster the dose is delivered, the less time the body has to repair itself. •Type of radiation •For example, internally deposited alpha emitters are more damaging than beta or gamma emitters for the same energy deposited.

Biological Effects Module 2, Page 22 Radiation Safety. Radiation and Heredity InHermann Müller received a Nobel Prize for his work on the genetic effects of radiation and was a dominant figure in developing early radiation exposure recommendations made by the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP).[] He showed through his work with Drosophila, a fruit fly, that ionising radiation affects not only the.

Author(s): Davidson,Harold O Title(s): Biological effects of whole-body gamma radiation on human beings (U). Country of Publication: United States Publisher: [Chevy Chase, Md., Operations Research Office, The Johns Hopkins University] 1.

Author(s): Davidson,Harold O Title(s): Biological effects of whole-body gamma radiation on human beings (U). Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Baltimore, Pub.

for Operations Research Office, The Johns Hopkins University by the Johns Hopkins Press [c] Description: p. ill. Language: English NLM ID: R[Book]. @article{osti_, title = {Biological effects of low-level ionizing radiation}, author = {Upton, A C}, abstractNote = {What is the hazard to human beings of ubiquitous low-level radiation from natural and artificial sources.

radiation are over the normal human lifespan. In this profile, some of the information about the effects of ionizing radiation has been obtained from human epidemiological and medical studies, but a sizable portion has come from studies conducted in laboratory animals and then extrapolated to humans.

InFile Size: KB. Primary. Davidson, Professor Harold O. Biological Effects of Whole-Body Gamma Radiation on Human ore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, National Research Council and Institute of Medicine. Exposure of the American People to Iodine from Nevada Nuclear-Bomb Tests: Review of the National Cancer Institute Report and Public .An assessment of the effects of the integration underway in Korea therefore became of primary importance Biological effects of whole-body gamma radiation on human beings (U) by Harold O Davidson (Book).The whole body radiation dose must normally be limited to a dose of _____ 5 rems per calendar year A given radiation dose will cause less damage if it is received over a short period of time than if it is received over a long period of time.