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Protection against ionizing radiation in the teaching of science

by International Commission on Radiological Protection.

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Published by published for the ICRP by Pergamon Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radiation -- Safety measures.,
  • Science -- Study and teaching -- Safety measures.,
  • X-rays -- Safety measures.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRadiation protection.
    Statementa report of Committee 4 of the International Commission on Radiological Protection, adopted by the Commission in September 1982.
    SeriesICRP publication -- 36, Annals of the ICRP -- v. 10, no. 1, 1983., Annals of the ICRP -- v. 10, no. 1
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 10 p. ;
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22089428M
    ISBN 100080298184

    Public understanding of radiation needs to improve if people are to properly assess its benefits and risks argues author and academic, Timothy Jorgensen. From the discovery of radio to a cancer cluster in New Jersey, he chooses highly readable . European Radiation Protection Course: Radiation protection is a major challenge in the industrial applications of ionising radiation, both nuclear and non-nuclear, as well as in other areas such as the medical and research domains. The overall objective of this textbook is to participate to the development of European high-quality scheme and good practices for education and training in.

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    ICRP Publication 21 contained data for protection against ionizing radiation from external sources. The data were of two kinds, one on the relationships between various radiation quantities, the other on the shielding properties of various materials. In the concluding chapters, contributors have provided new approaches for protection against ionizing radiation exposure. This book contains rich content on basic aspects of radiation induced cellular response which may give deeper insight to beginners in research, teaching, industry and regulatory authorities for basic understanding of.


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[No authors listed] PMID: [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]. Radiation protection, also known as radiological protection, is defined by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) as "The protection of people from harmful effects of exposure to ionizing radiation, and the means for achieving this".

Exposure can be from a source of radiation external to the human body or due to internal irradiation caused by the ingestion of radioactive. Protection against Ionizing Radiation in the Teaching of Science. Table of Contents Full issue PDF.

Not a subscriber. Follow these links to purchase as a complete issue PDF or as a printed book _____ ICRP Publication 35 - Ann. ICRP 9 (4), (Superseded by ICRP Publication 75) General Principles of Monitoring for Radiation Protection of Workers. A comprehensive review of non-ionizing radiation and its public health and environmental risks, for researchers, policy makers, and laymen.

This book explains the characteristics of all forms of electromagnetic non-ionizing radiation (NIR) and analyzes the relationship between exposure and its biological effects, as well as the known dose-response relationships associated with each.4/4(1).

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Ionizing radiation, flow of energy in the form of atomic and subatomic particles or electromagnetic waves that is capable of freeing electrons from an atom, causing the atom to become charged (or ionized).Ionizing radiation includes the more energetic end of the electromagnetic spectrum (X-rays and gamma rays) and subatomic particles, such as electrons, neutrons, and alpha.

This book underscores historical efforts to provide adequate protection against the hazards of radiation to workers exposed in their jobs and to the general public. Environmental science, pre-med, medical students and professionals may be interested in the 20 th century history of radiation protection to compare it with modern-day regulations.

Atoms, Radiation, and Radiation Protection offers professionals and advanced students a comprehensive coverage of the major concepts that underlie the origins and transport of ionizing radiation in by: The International Basic Safety Standards for Protection against Ionizing Radiation and for the Safety of Radiation Sources (BSS) provide a worldwide basis for harmonized radiation protection standards that complement the ILO Convention No.

and for the protection of workers engaged in nuclear and radiological emergency operation. In the concluding chapters, contributors have provided new approaches for protection against ionizing radiation exposure.

This book contains rich content on basic aspects of radiation induced cellular response which may give deeper insight to beginners in research, teaching, industry and regulatory authorities for basic understanding of Pages: The aim of protection against ionizing radiation is to prevent, or significantly reduce, the radiation damage of exposed individuals, their descendants and humanity as a whole.

At the same time we should be able to the sources of ionizing radiation to our benefit. Radiation protection technology uses biological, chemical and physical approaches.

We measured the levels of modified DNA bases following ү-irradiation of the halophilic archaeon, Halobacterium sp. str. NRC In this first study to quantify DNA base modification in a prokaryotic system after exposure to ionizing radiation (IR) a direct relationship between number of DNA lesions and IR dose was revealed.

Most importantly, our data demonstrated the significant. Publisher Summary. This chapter discusses the current philosophy of radiation protection. The development of blood disorders and malignancies in the early workers with X-rays and radium led to the creation of an X-ray and Radium Protection Committee to try to establish safer conditions for such work, which was previously confined mainly to the medical field.

The advent of nuclear reactors ushered in an era of increasing number of sources of ionizing radiations. However, the potential of ionizing radiations to cause harmful effects was recognized soon after the discovery of x-rays and radioactivityi.e. long before the building of nuclear reactors.

Therefore, protection against ionizing radiations has been of paramount Author: V K Jain. protection against ionizing radiation In Canada, New Zealand, and Norway the attitudes taken have been that legislature should be kept to a minimum because of the continuously changing standards.

On the other hand, in Belgium, Switzerland, and the USSR, the whole field of radiation protection is regulated in an extremely detailed manner. This book deals with urgent and timely issues related to radiation health effects and protection that are examined by both young researchers as well as experts.

The book is organized into three major sections: biological responses, population monitoring and approaches to protection from radiation exposure. Contributors have provided state of the art research in their respective. Chronic radiation syndrome (ChRS) is a clinical syndrome that develops in man after whole-body annual radiation exposures exceeding – Gy and cumulative doses >2–3 Gy over 2–3 years (Barabanova et al., ).

ChRS is characterised by inhibition of haemopoiesis and immune reactions, and structural and functional disorders of the Cited by: ionizing radiation can affect the atoms in living things, so it poses a health risk by damaging tissue and DNA in genes.

While there are other, less energetic, types of non-ionizing radiation (including radio waves, microwaves—and visible light), this booklet is about ionizing Size: KB. The consensus of this study is detailed, wide-ranging, and insightful into the teaching of vital issue of radiation protection in radiology to medical students, and provides a valuable resource to.

UNESCO – EOLSS SAMPLE CHAPTERS RADIOCHEMISTRY AND NUCLEAR CHEMISTRY – Vol. II - Radiation Biology and Radiation Protection - György J. Köteles, Béla Kanyár, Kathleen M. Thiessen ©Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) Summary Many essential modern technologies involve the application of ionizing radiation and.Protection against Ionizing Radiation in the Teaching of Science: ICRP Publication General Principles of Monitoring for Radiation Protection of Workers: ICRP Publication Protection of the Patient in Diagnostic Radiology: ICRP Publication Protection against Ionizing Radiation from External Sources Used in Medicine: ICRP Publication This highly successful manual has served for nearly three decades as the definitive guide to the safe use of radioactive materials.

Completely revised and updated, the fourth edition presents a new dimension by adding coverage of nonionizing radiation, and is thus concerned with the entire field of radiation protection.