Research and analysis

Radiation: high dose effects and tissue injury

This report (RCE-10) is based on work conducted by the AGIR subgroup on high dose radiation and tissue effects.


RCE-10: high dose radiation effects and tissue injury

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The report reviews the scientific and medical evidence of the effects of exposure to high doses of ionising radiation and what health detriment these effects bring about. It also considers the available treatments and other actions available to ameliorate such effects.

The report also considers the psychological effects in both those exposed to high doses of radiation and those who may be called upon to treat the exposed people.

Published 1 March 2009