Accession Number:

AD0261739

Title:

NUCLEAR WEAPON CASUALTIES - EFFECTS ON PERSONNEL

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

SMITH (E H) AND ASSOCIATES INC SEBASTOPOL CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1961-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

159.0

Abstract:

Contents Casualties from nuclear radiation Early incapacitation from high doses of gamma rays and neutrons Acute and chronic effects of radiation The Relative Biological Effectiveness RBE of radiations Thermal injury Thermal injury to bare skin Time to shock The protection afforded by clothing Clinical aspects of burn injury incapacitation times repair times prognosis Blast injury Translation injury Direct blast injury Combined injuries.

Subject Categories:

  • Nuclear Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE