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Potential radiation exposure in military operations [electronic resource] : protecting the soldier before, during, and after / Committee on Battlefield Radiation Exposure Criteria, Fred A. Mettler, Jr., chairman ; Susan Thaul and Heather O'Maonaigh, editors ; Medical Follow-up Agency, Institute of Medicine.

Contributor(s): Mettler, Fred A, 1945- | Thaul, Susan | O'Maonaigh, Heather | Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Battlefield Radiation Exposure Criteria.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Compass series (Washington, D.C.): Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1999Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 139 p.).ISBN: 0585076103 (electronic bk.); 9780585076102 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Ionizing radiation -- Dosage | Radiation -- Safety measures | Soldiers -- Health and hygiene | Radiation Protection | Military Personnel | Nuclear Warfare | Radiation Dosage | Radiation Injuries -- prevention & control | Electronic books | MEDICAL -- Infectious Diseases | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Contagious | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Potential radiation exposure in military operations.DDC classification: 616.9/89705 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Fundamentals of Radiation Safety and Protection -- Standard Practices in Occupational Radiation Protection -- Current Paradigms for Radiation Protection in the U.S. Army -- Army Radiation Protection and Safety Programs in Light of Civilian Standard Practices and Recommendations for Improvement -- Decisionmaking by Commanders -- Follow-Up of Persons with Known or Suspected Exposure to Ionizing Radiation -- Recommendations -- A The ACE Directive -- Participants in Committee Meetings and Workshop -- Biographical Summaries.
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"Support for this project was provided by the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command under Contract No. DAMD17-96-C-6095"--T.p. verso.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 113-118).

2 Fundamentals of Radiation Safety and Protection -- 3 Standard Practices in Occupational Radiation Protection -- 4 Current Paradigms for Radiation Protection in the U.S. Army -- 5 Army Radiation Protection and Safety Programs in Light of Civilian Standard Practices and Recommendations for Improvement -- 6 Decisionmaking by Commanders -- 7 Follow-Up of Persons with Known or Suspected Exposure to Ionizing Radiation -- 8 Recommendations -- Appendix A The ACE Directive -- Appendix B Participants in Committee Meetings and Workshop -- Appendix C Biographical Summaries.

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