Radiation Sickness, 1st Edition

  • Series Name: Diseases & Disorders Series
  • Toney Allman
  • Published By: Lucent Press (Rosen)
  • ISBN-10: 1420510924
  • ISBN-13: 9781420510928
  • DDC: 362.1969
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 104 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released January 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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In this new addition to the Diseases and Disorders series, author Toney Allman discusses the devastating effects of radiation sickness. After exploring the fundamentals of radiation and the various methods of possible radiation exposure, Allman uses examples from Chernobyl, the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, as well as other radiation events, to outline the stages and syndromes associated with radiation exposure. The book also addresses the current concern for better treatment options and ongoing tests and studies being conducted towards this end.

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Diseases & Disorders Series

The DISEASES & DISORDERS series offers young readers and researchers a means of understanding ailments and their ramifications. Clear, careful explanations offer insight into what these conditions are, what causes them, how people live with them, and the latest information about treatment and prevention. All volumes include primary and secondary source quotations, annotated bibliographies and lists of organizations to contact for additional information.

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  • All volumes in the series include primary and secondary quotations, annotated bibliographies, detailed indexes, and lists of organizations to contact for additional information.