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

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