Nuclear Detonation/Ionizing Radiation Exposure

  • Robert BucknerII
  • Peter S. Martin


Geiger Counter Disaster Medicine Internal Contamination Acute Radiation Syndrome Nuclear Detonation 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Environmental Health. 2003. Radiation disasters and children policy statement. Pediatrics 111(6):1455–1466. Free text available at www. Scholar
  2. Department of Homeland Security Working Group on Radiological Dispersal Device Preparedness, Medical Preparedness and Response Sub-Group. 2003. Medical guidelines. Scholar
  3. Furlow B. 2003. Biological, chemical and radiological terrorism. Radiol Technol 75(2):91–107.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  4. Gusev IA, Guskova AK, Mettler FA. 2001. medical management of radiation accidents, 2nd ed. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.Google Scholar
  5. Mettler FA, Voelz GL. 2002. Major radiation exposure: what to expect and how to respond. New Engl J Med 346(20):1554–1561.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. Military Medical Operations, Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute. 2003. Medical management of radiological casualties, 2nd ed. Bethesda, MD: Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute. Scholar
  7. Smith J, Spano M. 2003. Interim guidelines for hospital response to mass casualties from a radiological incident. Washington, DC: Department of Health and Human Services, Centers For Disease Control and Prevention. Casualties Guidelines.pdf.Google Scholar
  8. Turai I, Veress K, Gunalp B, Souchkevitch G. 2004. Medical response to radiation incidents and radionuclear threats. Br J Med 328:568–572.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. US Department of Defense. 2000. Chemical and biological defense program. Annual report to Congress. Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science +Business Media, LLC 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert BucknerII
  • Peter S. Martin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Emergency MedicineAllegheny General HospitalPittsburgh

Personalised recommendations