Accession Number : ADA589907


Title :   Radiation Dose Assessments for the Embryo, Fetus, and Nursing Infant during Operation Tomodachi


Descriptive Note : Technical rept.


Corporate Author : ARMY PUBLIC HEALTH COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD ARMY INST OF PUBLIC HEALTH


Personal Author(s) : Falo, Gerald ; Cassata, James ; Rademacher, Steven ; Marro, Ralph ; Case, David ; Chehata, Mondher ; McKenzie-Carter, Michael ; Dunavant, Jason ; Blake, Paul


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a589907.pdf


Report Date : Aug 2013


Pagination or Media Count : 110


Abstract : This report provides assessments for radiation doses to the embryos/fetuses and nursing infants of Department of Defense personnel that were potentially exposed to radioactive material from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station units radiological releases that followed the earthquake and tsunami on March 11, 2011. The associated Department of Defense disaster relief operation to the citizens of Japan was entitled, Operation Tomodachi. These radiation dose assessments for the population of interest will be summarized in the Operation Tomodachi Registry to support public inquiries.


Descriptors :   *EMBRYOS , *FETUS , *NURSING , *RADIATION DOSAGE , EARTHQUAKES , EXPOSURE(GENERAL) , INFANTS , MILITARY ASSISTANCE , NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS , POPULATION , RADIOLOGY , STATIONS , TEST AND EVALUATION


Subject Categories : Anatomy and Physiology
      Radiobiology


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE