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Cesium-137 accident lessons in Goiania, Goias State, Brazil; Licoes do acidente com cesio-137 em Goiania

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Abstract

This document relates the experience obtained by several professionals which had an important role in the cesium-137 accident occurred in Goiania, Goias State, Brazil in September, 1987. It`s divided into chapters, according to the action area - medical, nursing, social assistance, odontological and psychological. At first, some notions of radioprotection are explained, followed by the accident history and by the doctors and nurses action during the emergency phase and the medical, odontological, social and psychological assistance to the victims. The social assistance report shows some statistical data about the economic, occupational and social conditions of the accident victims. It is shown some information about the health institutions and the sanitary care in the ionizing radiation and about the occupational radiological protection in Goiania. 38 refs., 8 tabs.
Authors:
Publication Date:
Nov 01, 1990
Product Type:
Miscellaneous
Reference Number:
SCA: 540230; PA: AIX-29:016220; EDB-98:062378; SN: 98001946952
Resource Relation:
Other Information: DN: 38 refs., 8 tabs.; PBD: Nov 1990
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; ACCIDENTS; BIOLOGICAL RADIATION EFFECTS; BRAZIL; CESIUM 137; DECONTAMINATION; DIAGNOSIS; IONIZING RADIATIONS; IRRADIATION; NUCLEAR ENERGY; NUCLEAR MEDICINE; OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY; PUBLIC HEALTH; RADIATION ACCIDENTS; RADIATION MONITORING; RADIOTHERAPY; SOCIAL IMPACT
OSTI ID:
606706
Research Organizations:
Fundacao Leide das Neves Ferreira, Goiania, GO (Brazil).
Country of Origin:
Brazil
Language:
Portuguese
Other Identifying Numbers:
TRN: BR98J0149016220
Availability:
Available from the Nuclear Information Center of the Brazilian Nuclear Energy Commission, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
Submitting Site:
BRN
Size:
36 p.
Announcement Date:
Jun 17, 1998

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Citation Formats

NONE. Cesium-137 accident lessons in Goiania, Goias State, Brazil; Licoes do acidente com cesio-137 em Goiania. Brazil: N. p., 1990. Web.
NONE. Cesium-137 accident lessons in Goiania, Goias State, Brazil; Licoes do acidente com cesio-137 em Goiania. Brazil.
NONE. 1990. "Cesium-137 accident lessons in Goiania, Goias State, Brazil; Licoes do acidente com cesio-137 em Goiania." Brazil.
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title = {Cesium-137 accident lessons in Goiania, Goias State, Brazil; Licoes do acidente com cesio-137 em Goiania}
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abstractNote = {This document relates the experience obtained by several professionals which had an important role in the cesium-137 accident occurred in Goiania, Goias State, Brazil in September, 1987. It`s divided into chapters, according to the action area - medical, nursing, social assistance, odontological and psychological. At first, some notions of radioprotection are explained, followed by the accident history and by the doctors and nurses action during the emergency phase and the medical, odontological, social and psychological assistance to the victims. The social assistance report shows some statistical data about the economic, occupational and social conditions of the accident victims. It is shown some information about the health institutions and the sanitary care in the ionizing radiation and about the occupational radiological protection in Goiania. 38 refs., 8 tabs.}
place = {Brazil}
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month = {Nov}
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