The medical consequences of nuclear weapons.

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Medical Campaign against Nuclear Weapons, Medical Association for the Prevention of War , [London]
Atomic warfare -- Medical asp
ContributionsMedical Campaign against Nuclear Weapons., Medical Association for the Prevention of War.
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Medical Consequences of Radiological and Nuclear Weapons (Textbooks of Military Medicine): Medicine & Health Science Books @ Skip to main content Try Prime. Buy Medical Consequences of Radiological and Nuclear Weapons (): Read Books Reviews - 5/5(1). The most comprehensive work yet produced on this subject, The Medical Implications of Nuclear War includes an overview of the potential environmental and physical effects of nuclear bombardment, describes the problems of choosing who among the injured would get the scarce medical care available, addresses the nuclear arms race from a psychosocial perspective, and reviews the medical needs--in contrast to the medical resources likely to be available--after a nuclear Format: Paperback.

Given modern threats of radiological and nuclear terrorism, and in light of recent natural disasters that have resulted in catastrophes such as occurred at the Japanese Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, The Surgeon General of the US Army saw fit to revise and update a previous Textbook of Military Medicine on the medical management of radiological and nuclear casualties.

In Medical Consequences of Radiological and Nuclear Weapons. Most of what has ever been available in the open literature about the effects of nuclear weapons was available in the and editions of this gem of a book. Later works, even including later versions of this book, are more noteworthy for what got /5(23).

No more stories in the days and weeks that followed, not about the medical consequences of nuclear war. Back to normal: the stuck inconclusive Geneva talks, the harangues by statesmen hungry for television, the talk of new talks, arms control talks, treaty violation talks, editorials saying that neither side can trust the other or ever will.

Written by world-renowned scientists, this volume portrays the possible direct and indirect devastation of human health from a nuclear attack. The most comprehensive work yet produced on this subject, The Medical Implications of Nuclear War includes an overview of the potential environmental and physical effects of nuclear bombardment, describes the problems of choosing who among the injured Cited by: F.

Edward Hébert School of Medicine. Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. The TMM series. published Textbooks. Medical Consequences of Nuclear Warfare () Conventional Warfare: Ballistic, Blast, and Burn Injuries. () Occupational Health: The Soldier and the Industrial Base.

Introduction. In the aftermath of a nuclear war, genetic effects may appear trivial in comparison with the enormity of the catastrophic development in the survivors' health and the environment. 1 Gross effects are immediately or subtly demonstrable on the basis of diverse war scenarios. On the other hand, in a great number of organisms, genetic effects of radiation have The medical consequences of nuclear weapons.

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Army. Office of The Surgeon General. Borden Institute. Publication date Usage Public Domain Mark Topics Radiation-Physiological effect, Nuclear weapons- Physiological effect Collection usnavybumedhistoryoffice Radiological Considerations in Medical Operations Prospects for. The Character of the Work and Its Impact.

Nuclear weapons duty is known to be conducive to serious behavioral problems. The isolation that is often experienced at sensitive military bases and the boredom that accompanies many tasks tend to induce stress and may degrade job by: 7. Similar Items. Radioactive heaven and earth: the health and environmental effects of nuclear weapons testing in, on, and above the earth: a report of the IPPNW International Commission to Investigate the Health and Environmental Effects of Nuclear Weapons Production, and the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research.

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Front Matter. Radiological Events and Their Consequences; Acute Radiation Syndrome in Humans. Medical Consequences of Radiological and Nuclear Weapons () - An updated version of the TMM, this volume addresses nuclear events and their consequences for the medical community.

Topics covered include acute radiation syndrome, triage. Medical Campaign against Nuclear Weapons (Organization),; Medical Association for the Prevention of War, Publisher: [Place of publication not identified]: Medical Campaign Against Nuclear Weapons and the Medical Association for the Prevention of War, Cambridge: [distributor not identified] 2 medical consequences of nuclear warfare 3 medical consequences of biological warfare 4 medical consequences of chemical warfare 5 conventional warfare: ballistic, blast, and burn injuries 6 combat stress part ii.

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Tip: press Ctrl-C or ⌘-C to copy. Size. George F. Carrier, PH.D. Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. During the past year, it has become widely known that a major exchange of nuclear weapons could result in, among other consequences, a significant contamination of a large portion of the earth's atmosphere (NRC, ; Crutzen and Birks, ; Turco et al., ; and Sagan, ).Cited by: 2.

Behavioral and Neurophysiological Consequences of Radiation Exposure. Psychological Issues in a Radiological or Nuclear Attack. Late and Low-Level Effects of Ionizing Radiation. Radiological Considerations in Medical Operations. Perspectives in Radiological and Nuclear Countermeasures. Get this from a library.

Medical Consequences of Radiological and Nuclear Weapons. [Anthony B Mickelson; Borden Institute; Patricia D Horoho] -- PRINT FORMAT ONLY NOTE: NO FURTHER DISCOUNT FOR THIS PRINT PRODUCT-- OVERSTOCK SALE -- Significantly reduced list price An updated version of the TMM, this volume addresses nuclear events and.

To help clarify this issue, the Congress, in P.L. directed the Secretary of Defense to request from the NRC a study of the anticipated health and environmental effects of nuclear earth-penetrators and other weapons and the effect of both conventional and nuclear weapons against the storage of biological and chemical weapons.

The only preventive medicine we know that can avoid the medical consequences of nuclear war is to prevent nuclear war itself. " It is also fitting that this symposium occurred during Frederick Robbins's tenure as president of the Institute of Medicine.

Based on the properties of modern nuclear weapons, he estimates that firestorms triggered. The Medical consequences of nuclear weapons: 1. The Medical consequences of nuclear weapons. by Medical Association for the Prevention of War.; Medical Campaign Against Nuclear Weapons.; Print book: English.

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Medical consequences of radiological and nuclear weapons (OCoLC) (DLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Anthony B Mickelson; Borden Institute (U.S.).

Part I, Vol. 2, Falls Church, VA: Office of the Surgeon General, Department of the Army, United States of America, Aprilpages) (Download pdf of book) Mickelson AB, ed., Medical Consequences of Radiological and Nuclear Weapons, Textbook of Military Medicine series; Office of the Surgeon General, Department of the Army, United States.

It was assumed in the book Medical Consequences of Radiation Following a Global Nuclear War that, although not caused by radiation, one of the long-term effects of a nuclear war would be a massive increase in infectious diseases caused by fecal matter contaminated water from untreated sewage, crowded living conditions, poor standard of.

Therefore, and in light of the catastrophic humanitarian consequences that any use of nuclear weapons would have, and the impossibility of a meaningful health and humanitarian response, the WMA considers that it has a duty to work for the elimination of nuclear weapons.

To achieve a world free of nuclear weapons is a necessity.

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