Features experts who offer information and guidance on the effects of radiation exposure. Using the data on the molecular and genetic basis of radiation carcinogenesis, the authors offer coverage of the risks of cancer, genetic impairment, and other forms of damage caused by radiation exposure.
- Limba : Engleza
- Cuprins : 1. Basic Radiation Physics, Chemistry, and Biology 2. Sources of Radiation Exposure 3. Effects on Genetic Material 4. Cancer Induction and Dose-Response Models 5. Carcinogenesis of Specific Organ Sites 6. Deterministic Effects of Radiation 7. Effects of Radiation in Combination with Other Agents 8. Radiation Exposure In Utero 9. Uranium, Plutonium, and Radium 10. Attribution of Radiation Effects and Probability of Causation in an Individual 11. Perception and Acceptance of Risk 12. Hormesis Appendix I Glossary Appendix II Radiation Source Term Tables Appendix III Conversion Tables Appendix IV Dose from Radionuclides Appendix V Gamma Ray Constants Appendix VI SOMA Toxicity Tables Index
- Data Publicarii : 11 Mar 2008
- Editie : 3 Rev ed
- Format : Hardback
- Numar pagini : 517
- ISBN : 9780721602004