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Radiation Risk Estimates in Normal and Emergency Situations (NATO Science for Peace and Security Series / NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics)

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Genetics (non-medical),
  • History of science,
  • Mathematics and Science,
  • Science,
  • History,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Life Sciences - Biophysics,
  • Biophysics,
  • NATO,
  • Physics,
  • Science / Environmental Science,
  • Security,
  • Sub-Series B,
  • Life Sciences - Genetics & Genomics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsArrigo A. Cigna (Editor), Marco Durante (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages376
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8372050M
    ISBN 101402049552
    ISBN 109781402049552

      Radiation safety is based on the belief that radiation from medical imaging can cause cancer. It is based on the linear no-threshold (LNT) model. But the authors of a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Oncology contend that risk estimates based on this model "are only theoretical and have never been conclusively demonstrated by. First Responders cannot be assured of a limited role or limited level of risk in widespread mass casualty incidents Level of risk to first responders in a radiation emergency is based on. Exposure to penetrating ionizing radiation (e.g., neutrons and gamma radiation) ; External contamination and internal contamination as a result of not wearing appropriate Personal .

    situations, the stochastic risks of induced cancer and heritable effects remain the principal risks to consider. At higher doses the risk of tissue reactions (deterministic effects) becomes increasingly important, in particular regarding accidents and medical Size: 1MB. Petroleum citation style guide with bibliography and in-text referencing examples: Journal articles Books Book chapters Reports Web pages. PLUS: Download citation style files for your favorite reference manager. Radiation Risk Estimates in Normal and Emergency Situations, Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht,

    High-energy ionizing radiation is harmful. Low-level exposure sources include background, occupational, and medical diagnostics. Radiation disaster incidents include radioactive substance accidents and nuclear power plant accidents. Terrorism and international conflict could trigger intentional radiation disasters that include radiation dispersion devices (RDD) (a radioactive . Estimated risk of cancer due to radiation exposure in diagnostic imaging has been extrapolated from studies of people exposed to very high radiation doses (eg, survivors of the atomic bomb explosions at Hiroshima and Nagasaki). This analysis suggests a small but real risk of cancer if radiation doses are in the tens of mGy (as used in CT).


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The "target" of the radiation action was indeed the "gene", that for the first time found a clear, operational definition. The organisers of this Conference proposed to convene scientists from all over the world to discuss the impact of radiation risk.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Impact of Radiation Risk Estimates in Normal and Emergency Situations, Yerevan, Armenia September "--Title page verso. Get this from a library. Radiation risk estimates in normal and emergency situations.

[A A Cigna; Marco Durante; North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Public Diplomacy Division.;] -- In SeptemberYerevan (Armenia) hosted an International Conference dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the publication of the so called "green paper", published by N.W.

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Cigna,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Radiation Risk Estimates in Normal and Emergency Situations edited by ArrigoA. Cigna Past-President Union Internationale de Radioecologie, Cocconato (Asti), Italy and Marco Durante University Federico II, Napoli, Italy 4y Springer Published in cooperation with NATO Public Diplomacy Division.

shevchenko v.a. () assessment of radiation genetic risk in man. In: Cigna A.A., Durante M. (eds) Radiation Risk Estimates in Normal and Emergency Author: Vladimir A.

Shevchenko. Vsevolod Mavrikievich Klechkovsky (Russian: Все́волод Маври́киевич Клечко́вский; also transliterated as Klechkovskii and Klechkowski; Novem – May 2, ) was a Soviet-era agricultural chemist known for his work with radioisotopes. He graduated in from the Moscow agricultural academy and worked there from Born: NovemMoscow, Russian Empire.

Author(s): Cigna,A A; Durante,Marco; NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Impact of Radiation Risk Estimates in Normal and Emergency Situations,( Yerevan, Armenia); North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Public Diplomacy Division.

Title(s): Radiation risk estimates in normal and emergency situations/ edited by Arrigo A. Cigna and Marco Durante. SP Radiation and Risk: Expert Perspectives, revised I also learned firsthand about the synergistic and collaborative work between industry and government to better protect the populations served, as well as to help produce an efficient and effective alternative to fossil-based fuel.

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Discussion planned with Springer on possible additions from their book collection. This risk is mapped to the official (consolidated) HSRB risk "Risk of Adverse Health Outcomes and Performance Decrements resulting from Space Radiation Exposure (Acute, CNS, Degen, Cancer)". The HSRB evaluated the LxC and risk dispositions of this sub-risk for each DRM as part of their review of the consolidated risk.

range of hypothetical health risk estimates for any given exposure scenario. 1 Dose is a term used to express or quantify the amount of radiation a person or object has received. Effective dose is used tonormalize partial-body irradiations relative to whole-body irradiations to facilitate radiation protection activities (ICRP ; NCRP ).File Size: KB.

Radiation of certain wavelengths, called ionizing radiation, has enough energy to damage DNA and cause ng radiation includes radon, x-rays, gamma rays, and other forms of high-energy radiation. Lower-energy, non-ionizing forms of radiation, such as visible light and the energy from cell phones, have not been found to cause cancer in people.

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Scientists use the info from _____ studies formulate dose-response estimates to predict the risk of cancer in human populations exposed to low doses of ionizing radiation.

epidemiologic Info obtained from a radiation dose resopnse curve can be used to predict the risk of ____________ in human populations exposed to low levels of ionizing radiation.

Cancer risk models and their relationship to ionizing radiation are discussed. There are many model assumptions and risk factors that have a large quantitative impact on the cancer risk estimates.

Other health end points such as mental retardation may be an even more serious risk than cancer for those with in utero by: 4. Radiation protection is about safety, and the prevention of any undue risk from radiation exposure at work or in the general environment.

Obviously therefore, any quantitative recommendations on exposure limits and procedures must be made in relation to quantitative estimates of the risks that would be involved in the use of these limits.

Although this series no longer publishes new content, the published titles listed below may be still available on-line (e. via the Springer Book Archives) and in print. Standard Practices in Occupational Radiation Protection In determining whether the guidance from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization embodied in the Allied Command Europe (ACE) Directive adequately follows generally accepted practices of radiation protection, the committee first reviewed standard practice.

This risk is not significantly different from previous calculated risk estimates. Recommendations for the use of CT in children include low dose examination using modern CT equipment, consideration of other non-ionising imaging methods (ultrasound and MRI), and adequate consultation between the specialist, referring doctor and patient/family1.Arrigo CIGNA | Read publications | Contact Arrigo CIGNA Radiation Risk Estimates in Normal and Emergency Situations.

Radiation Risk Estimates in Normal and Emergency Situations. Book.The results provide useful risk estimates for doses as low as Sv, which are not overestimated by linear risk estimates computed from the wider dose ranges Sv or Sv.