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Title:
RADIATION ACCIDENTS, OUTLINE OF RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CARE OF PATIENTS
Author(s):
Subject Terms:
SAFETY ISSUES
Document Location:
Location - NNSA/NSO Nuclear Testing Archive Address - P.O. Box 98521 City - Las Vegas State - NV Zip - 89193-8521 Phone - (702)794-5106 Fax - (702)862-4240 Email - CIC@NV.DOE.GOV
Document Type:
REPORT
Publication Date:
1972 Jan 01
Declassification Status:
Unknown
Document Pages:
0020
Accession Number:
NV0757928
Originating Research Org.:
DEFENSE NUCLEAR AGENCY, U.S.
OpenNet Entry Date:
1999 Jul 13
Description/Abstract:
THIS REPORT CONTAINS AN OUTLINE OF RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CARE OF PATIENTS INVOLVED IN RADIATION ACCIDENTS. THE PURPOSE OF THE PAPER IS TO ENABLE THE LICENSEE TO PREPARE AND HAVE READY AN ADEQUATE MEDICAL PROGRAM FOR THE CARE OF EMPLOYEES, VISITORS, AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC WHO MIGHT BE EXPOSED TO OR INJURED BY RADIATION FROM A GIVEN INSTALLATION UNDER ANY POSSIBLE CIRCUMSTANCES. DETAILS INCLUDE PROCEDURES, RULES, AND GUIDELINES TO FOLLOW IN THE EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT INVOLVING RADIATION AND PROCEDURES FOR PROPER DIAGNOSIS AND CARE OF PATIENTS. THE REPORT INCLUDES TABLES DETAILING TYPES OF ACCIDENTS, A PREPLANNING CHECKLIST, RADIATION PROTECTION GUIDELINES, INJURY GROUPS, AND DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES. APPENDICES ARE MENTIONED BUT NOT INCLUDED. AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY IS ATTACHED.


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