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Acute Radiation Sickness

  • Erik Seedhouse
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Abstract

The risk of a crew suffering from acute radiation syndrome (ARS) has been identified as a significant threat during future exploration class missions [1, 2] (Fig. 7.1). The syndrome includes symptoms that occur within hours to days following exposure to radiation (Table 7.1).

Keywords

Chronic Radiation Syndrome Hematopoietic Syndrome Crew Medical Officer (CMO) Advanced Health Care Facilities Gastrointestinal Syndrome 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Erik Seedhouse
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  1. 1.Applied Aviation SciencesEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical UniversityDaytona BeachUSA

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