Chapter 9. Medical Treatment of Radiological Injuries

  1. Larry A. Burchfield President Chief Executive Officer

Published Online: 16 JUN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470495780.ch9

Radiation Safety: Protection and Management for Homeland Security and Emergency Response

Radiation Safety: Protection and Management for Homeland Security and Emergency Response

How to Cite

Burchfield, L. A. (2009) Medical Treatment of Radiological Injuries, in Radiation Safety: Protection and Management for Homeland Security and Emergency Response, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470495780.ch9

Author Information

  1. Radiochemistry Society, Richland, Washington, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 JUN 2009
  2. Published Print: 8 JUN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471793335

Online ISBN: 9780470495780

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Keywords:

  • radiological effects of RDDs;
  • medical treatment of radiological injuries;
  • radiation exposure treatments

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Radiological Effects of RDDs

  • Radioactivity and Its Impact on the Body

  • Symptoms and Syndromes

  • Emergency Assessment

  • Signs of Dangerous Radiation Dosages

  • Treatments for Radiation Exposure

  • Post-Radiation Procedures

  • Psychological Side Effects

  • Psychological First Aid

  • Treating Terror