Volume 95. ICRP Publication 95: Doses to Infants from Ingestion of Radionuclides in Mother's Milk

1st Edition

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    • Print ISBN 9780080446271

    Table of Contents

    ABSTRACT
    GUEST EDITORIAL
    PREFACE 5
    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 8
    1. INTRODUCTION 17
    BACKGROUND 17
    Security of Radiation Sources 17
    Radiation-Related Malevolence 18
    AIM OF THE REPORT 19
    INTENDED AUDIENCE 21
    2. CHARACTERIZING THE SITUATION 22
    POTENTIAL SCENARIOS 22
    Threat 22
    Initiators 23
    Common Features 24
    SPECIAL FEATURES 25
    Location 25
    Public Perception 25
    Source Term Characterization 26
    Covert Situations 26
    Public Sentiment 27
    Advance Warning 27
    Criminal Investigation 28
    Challenges 29
    PLANNING 29
    “All-hazard” Planning 30
    Disaster Management 31
    Medical Preparedness 31
    Psychological Issues 32
    Exercises 33
    EXPOSURE 34
    Quantification 34
    Pathways 36
    INITIAL REACTION 38
    Reacting to an Explosion 38
    Reacting to an IND 38
    RESPONSE PHASES 39
    Rescue and Early Actions 39
    Recovery 40
    Restoration 40
    LINKS 40
    3. POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS ATTRIBUTABLE TO RADIATION EXPOSURE 42
    BIOLOGICAL HEALTH EFFECTS 42
    Deterministic effects 42
    Stochastic effects 43
    Prenatal exposure effects 43
    Other issues with pregnant women and children 45
    Special considerations for INDs 45
    Summary of Biological Health Consequences 46
    PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH EFFECTS 46
    Distress 47
    Fear of Cancer and other Health Effects attributable to Radiation 47
    4. PROTECTING RESPONDERS 48
    OCCUPATIONAL PROTECTION APPROACH 49
    Occupational Dose Guidelines 50
    OCCUPATIONAL PROTECTION TECHNIQUES 52
    Managing Field Exposures 52
    Protective Clothing 53
    Respiratory Protection 54
    5. PROTECTING THE PUBLIC 54
    RESCUE PHASE (IMMEDIATE ACTIONS) 54
    Controlling access and spread of contamination 55
    Immediate care of people with traumatic injuries 56
    Triage Dose Assessment 58
    Psychological triage and disposition 59
    Respiratory protection 60
    RESCUE PHASE (URGENT ACTIONS) 60
    Personal Decontamination 60
    Sheltering 61
    Evacuation 64
    Iodine Prophylaxis 66

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    No. of pages:
    280
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2004
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Elsevier
    Print ISBN:
    9780080446271