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Title Exposure of the American people to Iodine-131 from Nevada nuclear-bomb tests : review of the National Cancer Institute report and public health implications / Committee on Thyroid Screening Related to I-131 Exposure, Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine, and Committee on Exposure of the American People to I-131 from the Nevada Atomic Bomb Tests, Board on Radiation Effects Research, Commission on Life Sciences, National Research Council
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1999


Description 1 online resource (xv, 272 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Review of the NCI Radiation Dose Reconstruction -- 3. Health Risks of I-131 Exposure -- 4. Implications for Clinical Practice and Public Health Policy -- 5. Communicating with the Public about Exposure to I-131 -- 6. Research Needs -- App. A. Study Activities -- App. B. Copy of the Memorandum from Dr. Charles Land to Dr. Richard Klausner -- App. C. Calculation of Collective Thyroid Dose to the U.S. Population from the Release of [superscript 131]I from the Nuclear Weapons Tests in Nevada -- App. D. Thyroid Cancer in Idaho, 1970-1996 -- App. E. Applicable Radiation Exposure Standards and Guides: Past and Present -- App. F. Screening for Thyroid Cancer: Background Paper
Notes "Support for this project was provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Contract Number NO1-OD-4-2139, TO35)"--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Ionizing radiation -- Dosage.
Iodine -- Isotopes -- Toxicology -- United States
Nuclear weapons testing victims -- Health risk assessment -- United States
Thyroid gland -- Cancer -- United States -- Epidemiology
Radiation carcinogenesis -- United States
Radiation -- Dosage.
Public health.
Ionizing radiation.
Radiation Dosage
Environmental Exposure -- adverse effects
Public Health
Public Policy
Radiation Effects
Radiation, Ionizing
public health.
MEDICAL -- Infectious Diseases.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Contagious.
Radiation -- Dosage
Public health
Ionizing radiation
Iodine -- Isotopes -- Toxicology
Ionizing radiation -- Dosage
Radiation carcinogenesis
Thyroid gland -- Cancer -- Epidemiology
SUBJECT Nevada National Security Site (Nev.)
United States
Subject Nevada -- Nevada National Security Site
United States
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Thyroid Screening Related to I-131 Exposure.
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Exposure of the American People to I-131 from the Nevada Atomic Bomb Tests.
ISBN 0585047294