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Moving and Treatment of Radiation Exposure Patients
Is it OK to move someone who has suffered exposure to radiation?
Do hospitals have staff to conduct surveillance of contaminated patients?
Is it dangerous for the staff, inpatients or outpatients at a hospital to care for radioactively contaminated patients or to be near them?
Exposure to Radiation
What is external exposure?
What are the methods for protection from external exposure?
What is internal exposure?
What are the medical intervention standards for internal exposure?
What are the medical intervention techniques for internal exposure?
What kinds of measuring instruments is radiation measured with?
How is radiation or radioactivity measured in an accident?
How can one tell whether one has been contaminated?
What is a lung monitor? And what is a whole body counter?
What kind of short- and long-term effects does radiation have on humans?
Which suffer more effects from radiation exposure ? adults or children?
What kind of preventive measures should residents take when radioactive substances have been released into the environment?
What kind of standards are set for exposure to radiation?
In what ways does radiation injure people?
At what levels does radiation cause cancer?
How does a physician determine a patientfs exposed dose?
Is it safe to eat food and drink milk or water after an accident? How about eggs, fruit, meat, fish and crops?
Will garden plants and local agricultural produce be contaminated by radioactive substances?
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