Radiation Coffee Break

Got five minutes? A whole load of radiation related links that Ionactive finds interesting - hopefully you will too.

  • Accidents in Radiotherapy

    Published: Mar 03, 2019

    Source: ICRP

      Tags:
    • radiation
    • Radiotherapy
    • Accidents
    • ICRP

    This link takes you to a PowerPoint presentation (this will either load upon clicking the link or will download to your browser download folder) on radiotherapy accidents. It makes quite shocking reading and is a valuable educational resource.

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  • IAEA Accident Response Publications

    Published: Feb 09, 2019

    Source: IAEA

      Tags:
    • IAEA
    • Accidents
    • Incidents
    • radiation

    The IAEA Accident Response Publications are not for the faint hearted. They provide an extremely useful description of the deterministic effects of ionising radiation, including the causes of overexposure, how that exposure was brought under control, the effects on the exposed individuals and their medical treatment. Featured accidents include Cochabamba, Chernobyl, Gilan, Goiânia, Sarov, and Tammiku.

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