Volume 96. ICRP Publication 96: Protecting People Against Radiation Exposure in the Event of a Radiological Attack

1st Edition

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Table of Contents

ABSTRACT
GUEST EDITORIAL
PREFACE
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
1. INTRODUCTION
BACKGROUND
Security of Radiation Sources
Radiation-Related Malevolence
AIM OF THE REPORT
INTENDED AUDIENCE
2. CHARACTERIZING THE SITUATION
POTENTIAL SCENARIOS
Threat
Initiators
Common Features
SPECIAL FEATURES
Location
Public Perception
Source Term Characterization
Covert Situations
Public Sentiment
Advance Warning
Criminal Investigation
Challenges
PLANNING
“All-hazard” Planning
Disaster Management
Medical Preparedness
Psychological Issues
Exercises
EXPOSURE
Quantification
Pathways
INITIAL REACTION
Reacting to an Explosion
Reacting to an IND
RESPONSE PHASES
Rescue and Early Actions
Recovery
Restoration
LINKS
3. POTENTIAL HEALTH EFFECTS ATTRIBUTABLE TO RADIATION EXPOSURE
BIOLOGICAL HEALTH EFFECTS
Deterministic effects
Stochastic effects
Prenatal exposure effects
Other issues with pregnant women and children
Special considerations for INDs
Summary of Biological Health Consequences
PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH EFFECTS
Distress
Fear of Cancer and other Health Effects attributable to Radiation
4. PROTECTING RESPONDERS
OCCUPATIONAL PROTECTION APPROACH
Occupational Dose Guidelines
OCCUPATIONAL PROTECTION TECHNIQUES
Managing Field Exposures
Protective Clothing
Respiratory Protection
5. PROTECTING THE PUBLIC
RESCUE PHASE (IMMEDIATE ACTIONS)
Controlling access and spread of contamination
Immediate care of people with traumatic injuries
Triage Dose Assessment
Psychological triage and disposition
Respiratory protection
RESCUE PHASE (URGENT ACTIONS)
Personal Decontamination
Sheltering
Evacuation
Iodine Prophylaxis
RECOVERY PHASE
Refined Dose Assessment
Biological assays
Temporary Relocation and Resettlement
RESTORATION PHASE

Details

No. of pages:
120
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
Print ISBN:
9780080446257