|Document ID (ISN)||50446|
|Convention or series no.
||Mettler F.A., Moseley R.D.
||Medical effects of ionizing radiation
||Grune and Stratton Ltd., 24/28 Oval Road, London NW1, United Kingdom, 1985. 288p. Illus. Bibl. Price: GBP 48.00.
||This book is intended for professionals in the health fields and lawyers with medicolegal backgrounds. It covers: basic radiation physics, chemistry and biology; sources of radiation exposure; effects on genetic material; cancer induction and dose-response models; carcinogenesis of specific sites; direct effects of radiation; radiation in combination with other agents; radiation exposure in-utero; plutonium; probability of causation in an individual; perception and aceptance of risk. Included are a glossary, radiation source term tables, and conversion tables.
||ionizing radiation; biological effects; hazard evaluation
||embryotoxic effects; plutonium; radioactive sources; genetic effects; glossary; dose-response relationship; carcinogenic effects; medico-legal aspects; synergism
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Broad subject area(s)
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures