Safety - Radiation Exposure

Usually, high-dosage exposures cause symptoms to develop immediately, and low dose exposures have delayed effects. The somatic and genetic effects regarding low-dose exposure have been described.

High-dose Radiation Exposures

From the experiences in industrial and laboratory accidents, atomic bomb explosion in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, atomic and thermonuclear testing grounds, and miscalculated and accidental medical exposures of patients, we have learned the consequences of high-dose radiation exposures.

Injuries due to radiation in the past led the medical profession to divide the radiation clinical cases into four categories. From these categories, we learn to appreciate the level of danger when a whole-body is exposed to various doses.

Effects on Human systems: