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Low-level ionizing radiation

Low-level ionizing radiation

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Published by Library of Congress, Science and Technology Division, Reference Section in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ionizing radiation -- Safety measures -- Bibliography.,
  • Ionizing radiation -- Physiological effect -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    July 1980.

    Statementcompiled by Victoria Ann Reich.
    SeriesLC science tracer bullet -- TB 80-5.
    ContributionsReich, Victoria Ann., Library of Congress. Science and Technology Division. Reference Section.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13 p. ;
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17651400M

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The Health Costs of Low-Level Ionizing Radiation This site is dedicated to providing information about the health costs of man-made low-level ionizing radiation.

His work has already changed the way the world views the dangers of radiation, and his latest book [Radiation from Medical Procedures] will—eventually, after a long fight. Updating information previously presented in the publication, Health Effects of Exposure to Low Levels of Ionizing Radiation: BEIR V, this book draws upon new data in both epidemiologic and experimental research.

Ionizing radiation arises from both natural and man-made sources and at very high doses can produce damaging effects in human. Research on Health Effects of Low-Level Ionizing Radiation Exposure examines recent scientific knowledge about the human effects of exposure to low-dose radiation from medical, occupational, and environmental ionizing-radiation sources.

This report is intended to provide advice to the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute (AFRRI) about 1/5(1). COMMITTEE ON RESEARCH DIRECTIONS IN HUMAN BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF LOW-LEVEL IONIZING RADIATION.

HEDVIG HRICAK (Chair), Chair, Department of Low-level ionizing radiation book, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

DAVID J. BRENNER, Director, Center for Radiological Research, Columbia University Medical Center LAWRENCE T. DAUER, Associate Attending Physicist, Department of. ^IHealth Effects of Exposure to Low-Level Ionizing Radiation presents a comprehensive, consideration of these issues within a solid historical and scientific framework.

It provides a thorough and understandable discussion of radiation sources, health effects, Low-level ionizing radiation book protection, and worker and public perception and education about : William R. Hendee. Download Citation | Health Effects of Exposure to Low-Level Ionizing Radiation | This book is an easily readable text which, in seventeen chapters, covers far more subject matter than its title Author: C Griffiths.

There is a great deal discussed and examined in this book to substantiate the author's conclusion reached by Dr. Sternglass that low-level ionizing radiation created by the fallout from nuclear bomb testing and from nuclear power plants--both publicly acknowledged accidents like Three Mile Island as well as the routine, legal radioactive.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Revised edition of: Health effects of low-level radiation. c Description: xxvi, pages. ON LOW-LEVEL IONIZING RADIATION AND ITS BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS A Report of the Biological Effects Committee American Association of Physicists in Medicine Edward W.

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Low-level ionizing radiation: health effects. [Victoria Ann Reich; Library of Congress. Science and Technology Division. References Section.;].

Ionizing radiation (ionising radiation) is radiation that carries sufficient energy to detach electrons from atoms or molecules, thereby ionizing them.

Ionizing radiation is made up of energetic subatomic particles, ions or atoms moving at high speeds (usually greater than 1% of the speed of light), and electromagnetic waves on the high-energy end of the electromagnetic spectrum.

PET (positron emission tomography) scans Fluoroscopy CT or CAT (computed tomography) scans X-raysRadiation exists all around us and is in two forms: ionizing and non-ionizing radiation. Non-ionizing radiation is a form of radiation with less energy than ionizing radiation. Unlike ionizing radiation, non-ionizing radiation does not remove electrons from atoms or molecules of.

This book is the seventh in a series of titles from the National Research Council that addresses the effects of exposure to low dose LET (Linear Energy Transfer) ionizing radiation and human health.

A comprehensive review of non-ionizing radiation and its public health and environmental risks, for researchers, policy makers, and laymen This book explains the characteristics of all forms of electromagnetic non-ionizing radiation (NIR) and analyzes the relationship between exposure and its biological effects, as well as the known dose.

Ionizing radiation arises from both natural and man-made sources and at very high doses can produce damaging effects in human tissue that can be evident within days after exposure.

However, it is the low-dose exposures that are the focus of this book. So-called late effects, such as cancer, are produced many years after the initial exposure.

BEIR VII develops the most up-to-date and comprehensive risk estimates for cancer and other health effects from exposure to low-level ionizing radiation.

It is among the first reports of its kind to include detailed estimates for cancer incidence in addition to cancer mortality. In general, Brand: National Academies Press. Research on Health Effects of Low-Level Ionizing Radiation Exposure: Opportunities for the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute by Institute of Medicine, Research Directions in Human Biological Effects ofLow-Level Ionizing Radiation Committee, National Research Council, Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board and Board on the Health of Select Populations (, Paperback).

@article{osti_, title = {Biological effects of low-level ionizing radiation}, author = {Upton, A C}, abstractNote = {What is the hazard to human beings of ubiquitous. Some researchers have even added the view that chronic low level exposure to radiation poses a greater risk than short term high level exposure.

Radiation is normally classified into ionizing and non-ionizing types. Non-ionizing radiation comes in the form of light, radio waves, microwaves and radar. This multi-author book, directed to medical and health physicists, clinical radiologists, radiation safety professionals, and any others with an interest in radiation protection and radiation hazards, considers the risks associated with low-level exposure to ionizing radiation and the effectiveness of associated statutory limitations on radiation exposure.It can be that so called ‘low-level-radiation’ may cause more malicious effects than certain medium or higher levels of radiation.

This is for instance the case in the realm of radioactive radiation, also called ionizing radiation (subatomic particles of electronic magnetic waves).RSSC BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF IONIZING RADIATION 08/11 B. Area Exposed The portion of the body irradiated is an important exposure parameter because the Low-level exposures such as those typically encountered in an occupational setting will not produce observable prodromal symptoms, although there is still some reaction on a File Size: KB.