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Author Staff, Institute of Medicine

Title Adverse Reproductive Outcomes in Families of Atomic Veterans : the Feasibility of Epidemiologic Studies
Published Washington : National Academies Press, 1900

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Contents ""Adverse Reproductive Outcomes in Families of Atomic Veterans: The Feasibility of Epidemiologic Studies""; ""Copyright""; ""Preface""; ""Contents""; ""Executive Summary""; ""CONCLUSIONS""; ""ORGANIZATION AND FRAMEWORK OF THE REPORT""; ""ADVERSE REPRODUCTIVE OUTCOMES""; ""ESTIMATION OF GENETIC RISK""; ""FEASIBILITY OF AN EPIDEMIOLOGIC STUDY""; ""Question 1. Definition of the Study Sample""; ""Question 2. Sample Size""; ""Question 3. Dose""; ""Question 4. Identification of Adverse Reproductive Outcomes""; ""ALTERNATIVE APPROACHES""; ""1 Introduction""; ""AIMS OF THIS REPORT""
""2 Basic Epidemiologic Issues""""3 Feasibility and Design of an Epidemiologic Study""; ""STUDY COHORT""; ""MEASUREMENT OF EXPOSURE""; ""DEFINING THE DISEASE AND ASCERTAINING THE CASES""; ""4 Basic Principles of Radiation Biology""; ""BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS""; ""SOURCES OF RADIATION EXPOSURE""; ""POTENTIALLY SENSITIVE SUBGROUPS""; ""5 Genetic Principles and Issues""; ""6 Current Knowledge and Estimation of Genetic Risk""; ""BASIC ESTIMATION EQUATION""; ""DATA FROM WHICH RISK ESTIMATES HAVE BEEN MADE""; ""Mice""; ""Humans""; ""Estimating the Spontaneous Burden""
""Estimating the Effect of Ionizing Radiation""""ESTIMATING THE DOUBLING DOSE""; ""Mice""; ""Humans""; ""7 Adverse Reproductive Outcomes""; ""GENERAL REMARKS""; ""MALE-MEDIATED REPRODUCTIVE AND DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOMES""; ""INFERTILITY""; ""Radionuclide Irradiation""; ""SPONTANEOUS ABORTIONS""; ""PRETERM DELIVERY""; ""STILLBIRTHS AND NEONATAL DEATHS (PERINATAL DEATHS)""; ""BIRTH DEFECTS""; ""Human Chromosome Abnormalities""; ""Developmental Abnormalities""; ""MATERNAL ILLNESSES""; ""ALTERED SEX RATIO""; ""MORTALITY AMONG THE CHILDREN OF EXPOSED PARENTS""; ""CANCER AND LEUKEMIA IN PARTICULAR""
""IMMUNE DEFICIENCY""""NEUROLOGIC DEFICIT, INCLUDING MENTAL RETARDATION""; ""8 Feasibility of the Study of Adverse Reproductive Outcomes in the Families of Veterans Exposed Ionizing Radiation""; ""DEFINITION OF A SUITABLE SAMPLE OR COHORT""; ""SIZE OF THE SAMPLE OR COHORT REQUIRED""; ""Question 1""; ""Question 2""; ""DOSIMETRY OF ATOMIC VETERANS""; ""IDENTIFICATION OF ADVERSE REPRODUCTIVE OUTCOMES""; ""9 Alternative Approaches""; ""10 Conclusions""; ""Glossary""; ""References""
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Subject Radiation -- Physiological effect.
Veterans -- Diseases.
Radiation victims.
Teratogenesis.
Abnormalities, Human.
Abnormalities, Human.
Radiation -- Physiological effect.
Radiation victims.
Teratogenesis.
Veterans -- Diseases.
Form Electronic book
Author Committee to Study the Feasibility of, and Need for
ISBN 9780309588485
0309588480