Rapid Diagnosis in Populations at Risk from Radiation and Chemicals

Rapid Diagnosis in Populations at Risk from Radiation and Chemicals

4.11 - 1251 ratings - Source



It is a reality that we live in a world where populations could be exposed to radiation or hazardous chemicals as a result of an accident, act of terrorism or a war. This exposure could cause serious health problems, sometimes within days or weeks, and may even lead to a latent health effect on humans, such as an increased cancer rate. Health professionals dealing with these cases therefore need methods to measure the effects of radiation and chemicals using molecular a cellular assays, and their possible short a long term consequences for potentially exposed members of a population at risk. Many biological methods are currently available to monitor both the environment and humans following exposure to physical a chemical agents, by using specific biomarkers to measure genetic damage and changes in macromolecules and body tissues. This makes it possible to perform a reliable risk assessment and to protect the public against unwanted consequences of terrorism and other threats...IAEA Vienna, Biological Dosimetry, Cytogenetic Analysis for Radiation Dose Assessment, A Manual, IAEA Technical Reports Series No. 405 ... and risk of cancer in humans: an epidemiological perspective, Cytogenet Genome Res 104 (2004), 376a€“382. ... P. Moszczyski, W.W. Au, (2005) Occupational exposure to mercury vapour on genotoxicity and DNA repair, Mutat. ... K.H. Chadwick, H.P. Leenhouts, The molecular theory of radiation biology, Monographs on Theoretical and Appliedanbsp;...


Title:Rapid Diagnosis in Populations at Risk from Radiation and Chemicals
Author: Antonina Cebulska-Wasilewska, Andreyan N. Osipov, Firouz Darroudi
Publisher:IOS Press - 2010-01-01
ISBN-13:

You must register with us as either a Registered User before you can Download this Book. You'll be greeted by a simple sign-up page.

Once you have finished the sign-up process, you will be redirected to your download Book page.

How it works:
  • 1. Register a free 1 month Trial Account.
  • 2. Download as many books as you like (Personal use)
  • 3. Cancel the membership at any time if not satisfied.


Click button below to register and download Ebook
Privacy Policy | Contact | DMCA