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Document ID (ISN)67299
CIS number 96-1468
ISBN(s) 0-442-00945-3
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hitchcock R.T., Patterson R.M.
Title Radio-frequency and ELF electromagnetic energies - A handbook for health professionals
Bibliographic information Van Nostrand Reinhold, 115 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003, USA, 1995. ix, 542p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 59.00.
Abstract Contents of this manual: general concepts of electromagnetic radiation; interaction of radiation with matter; biological effects of radiofrequency fields (animal studies, epidemiology, morbidity and mortality, ocular effects, nervous system and cardiovascular effects, effects on reproduction, development and growth, cancer, skin diseases, accident and incident reports, cutaneous perception of microwaves and radiofrequency burns); exposure standards and guidelines; generation and sources of radiation; instrumentation; evaluation and measurement of radiofrequency hazards; control measures; extremely low frequency (ELF) fields (sources and exposures, health effects, measurement, exposure guidelines); radiation control programme.
Descriptors (primary) radiation protection; electric fields; magnetic fields; biological effects; radiofrequency radiation
Descriptors (secondary) neurotoxic effects; glossary; radars; morbidity; mortality; lens and cornea opacities; cardiovascular disorders; skin diseases; high-frequency welding; visual display terminals; cancer; manuals; radiation shielding; hazard evaluation; epidemiologic study; communications industry; radiation protective clothing; animal experiments; teratogenic effects; radiation monitoring; permissible radiation doses; instrumentation; medical supervision; antifertility effects
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Electromagnetic fields
Non-ionizing radiation
Ionizing radiation