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Hot spring therapy of the patients exposed to atomic bomb radiation, 15

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Abstract

The patients exposed to the atomic bomb radiation in Hiroshima area came to Beppu Spa to have hot spring therapy. During the fiscal year of 1982 (April, 1982, to March, 1983), 3972 persons came to the hot spring sanatorium, and 586 patients (14.8 %) received physical examination. Among them, 473 patients (80.7 %) were exposed to the atomic bomb radiation on August 6, 1945, or entered in the city of Hiroshima by August 20, 1945, according to the official notebook issued by the government. Physical examination was performed twice a week during their stay, and more than 53.5 % of the patients were older than 70, and the oldest was 93 years old. Blood pressure was measured when the patients came in and went out, and hypertensive patients were asked to observe the rule of treatment strictly. The complaints of the patients which brought them to the hot spring were mostly pain in bodies and lower extremities, and hypertension, common cold syndrome, diabetes and constipation. Patients took hot spring bath 2
Authors:
Ouchi, Tamon; [1]  Tsuji, Hideo
  1. Genbaku Hibakusha Beppu Onsen Ryoyo Kenkyusho, Oita (Japan)
Publication Date:
Mar 01, 1983
Product Type:
Journal Article
Reference Number:
AIX-15-069837; EDB-85-025325
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Oita-ken Onsen Chosa Kenkyu-kai Hokoku; (Japan); Journal Volume: 34
Subject:
63 RADIATION, THERMAL, AND OTHER ENVIRON. POLLUTANT EFFECTS ON LIVING ORGS. AND BIOL. MAT.; 560151* - Radiation Effects on Animals- Man; 560206 - Thermal Effects- Man- (-1987)
OSTI ID:
6239674
Country of Origin:
Japan
Language:
Japanese
Other Identifying Numbers:
Journal ID: CODEN: OOCKA
Submitting Site:
HEDB
Size:
Pages: 59-66
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Citation Formats

Ouchi, Tamon, and Tsuji, Hideo. Hot spring therapy of the patients exposed to atomic bomb radiation, 15. Japan: N. p., 1983. Web.
Ouchi, Tamon, & Tsuji, Hideo. Hot spring therapy of the patients exposed to atomic bomb radiation, 15. Japan.
Ouchi, Tamon, and Tsuji, Hideo. 1983. "Hot spring therapy of the patients exposed to atomic bomb radiation, 15." Japan.
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title = {Hot spring therapy of the patients exposed to atomic bomb radiation, 15}
author = {Ouchi, Tamon, and Tsuji, Hideo}
abstractNote = {The patients exposed to the atomic bomb radiation in Hiroshima area came to Beppu Spa to have hot spring therapy. During the fiscal year of 1982 (April, 1982, to March, 1983), 3972 persons came to the hot spring sanatorium, and 586 patients (14.8 %) received physical examination. Among them, 473 patients (80.7 %) were exposed to the atomic bomb radiation on August 6, 1945, or entered in the city of Hiroshima by August 20, 1945, according to the official notebook issued by the government. Physical examination was performed twice a week during their stay, and more than 53.5 % of the patients were older than 70, and the oldest was 93 years old. Blood pressure was measured when the patients came in and went out, and hypertensive patients were asked to observe the rule of treatment strictly. The complaints of the patients which brought them to the hot spring were mostly pain in bodies and lower extremities, and hypertension, common cold syndrome, diabetes and constipation. Patients took hot spring bath 2}
journal = {Oita-ken Onsen Chosa Kenkyu-kai Hokoku; (Japan)}
volume = {34}
journal type = {AC}
place = {Japan}
year = {1983}
month = {Mar}
}