Emergency Medical Support in Radiation Accidents

  • P. E. H. De Temmerman
Conference paper

Abstract

The concept of radiation accidents is automatically and essentially linked, in the mind of the public and even among national and medical authorities, to the picture of nuclear plant catastrophes. As a matter of fact the latter, although they fortunately are extremely rare, monopolize the attention and the general concern.

Keywords

Cobalt Transportation Respiration Assure Cesium 

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Suggested Supplemented Reading

  1. De Temmerman P, Askenasi R, Corne L, Flamand JC (1983) Aide Médicale Urgente, soins ambulanciers. Elsevier Librico S.A., BrusselsGoogle Scholar
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg 1985

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