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radiation accident

[‚rād·ē′ā·shən ‚ak·sə·dənt]
(nucleonics)
Any accident resulting in the spread of radioactive materials or in the exposure of individuals to radiation.
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The techniques applied for analytical reconstruction of individual doses following radiation accidents have been well established for decades (7).
Guskova, "Use of cell count changes after radiation exposure in dose assessment and evaluation of bone marrow function," in The Medical Basis for Radiation Accident Preparedness, R.
Experience from previous radiation accidents tells us that among the population from affected regions, the negative effects on psychic health by far exceed the immediate health effects.
The super-big bug, commonly depicted as the victim of a radiation accident, is a physiological impossibility, Berenbaum asserts.
Finding no mention of radiation accident patients, they called me for assistance.
Mayapuri Radiation Accident in West Delhi in 2010 was of Level 4 on International Nuclear and Radiation Event Scale (INES), eight people were hospitalized as a result of radiation exposure, and later one died.
Previously, Breidenbach ran a plutonium facility at the Idaho National Laboratory, where a radiation accident in 2011 contaminated 16 workers.
Japan has boosted fuel imports for thermal power generation, as the country's 48 commercial reactors are currently offline in the wake of the radiation accident in March 2011 at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.
Some 2,500 people took part in a large-scale evacuation drill Thursday to mark the fifth anniversary of Japan's worst nuclear radiation accident at a nuclear fuel reprocessing plant in Tokaimura, Ibaraki Prefecture.
How much and when GM-CSF should be given after a radiation accident remains unclear, Gale says.
14 radiation accident, the containment system leaked, allowing some radiation to escape into the environment.