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Medical Consequences of Nuclear Warfare (Textbooks of Military Medicine)

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Published by Dept. of the Army .
Written in English


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ContributionsRichard I. Walker (Afterword), T. Jan Cerveny (Editor), Walter Reed Army Medical Center Borden Institute (Producer)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages287
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Open LibraryOL7378583M
ISBN 100160591341
ISBN 109780160591341

Introduction. No disaster experienced in recorded history resembles the potential destruction of major nuclear war. Nonetheless, past disasters can give us pointers to the likely responses of those who survive the immediate effects, though it will always be necessary to interpret the findings carefully with due allowance for the differences that restrict the applicability of the . The two nuclear bombs used in killed approximately , people, and were of modest nuclear capacity ( kiloton). The damage that can be done by kiloton capability modern nuclear warfare is indeed unfathomable. The potential damage that can be caused by these deadly weapons has been estimated in recent scientific publications.

Discussing nuclear armageddon and the medical consequences of nuclear war with panel Herbert Scoville, Panel discusses nuclear warfare and its consequences. BROADCAST: Jun. 19, | DURATION: Lynn Caine discusses her book "Widow" Jun. 28, On p they say, "nuclear explosions would cloak the atmosphere in a dark veil which would hinder sunlight for many weeks." If nuclear winter follows in the wake of nuclear warfare, the authors' efforts to distinguish between the effects of nuclear weapons and those of nuclear war is a distinction without a difference.

The list of chemical warfare agents officially designated as such by the US military includes those chemicals that are intended to cause death or serious injury and also those intended to cause incapacitation, that is, temporary inability to perform one’s military duties. Medical Consequences of Radiological and Nuclear Weapons (ePub. The onset of nuclear warfare in Hiroshima and Nagasaki had far-reaching implications for the world of medicine. The study of the A-bomb and its implications led to the launching of new fields and avenues of research, most notably in genetics and radiation studies.


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