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Medical management of radiation accidents

Medical management of radiation accidents

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Published by CRC Press in Boca Raton, Fla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radiation injuries.,
  • Accidents.,
  • Radiation Injuries -- therapy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementeditors, Fred A. Mettler, Jr., Charles A. Kelsey, Robert C. Ricks.
    ContributionsMettler, Fred A., 1945-, Kelsey, Charles A., Ricks, Robert C.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA1231.R2 M42 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination405 p. :
    Number of Pages405
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2189443M
    ISBN 10084934865X
    LC Control Number89007737


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