Personal Radiation Dose Monitors for the Public and Emergency Responders.
Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons, 2010, Summer, 15, 2
Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons
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The U.S. currently lacks a national program of preparedness for an attack involving nuclear weapons or radiation dispersal devices (RDDs). Local responders lack information, training, and appropriate instruments. The development of the self-indicating instant radiation alert dosimeter (SIRAD) is a vital addition to previously existing technology, greatly expanding affordability and accessibility. Dispersal of such personally worn or carried monitors provides both tools and motivation to establish life-saving programs, partly by dispelling the myth that such measures would be futile. It also has peacetime applications for enhancing the safety of the nuclear industry and medical interventions. The State of Radiological Preparedness
- 2,99 €
- Category: Industries & Professions
- Published: 22 June 2010
- Publisher: Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, Inc.
- Print Length: 15 Pages
- Language: English