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The Resource The Medical implications of nuclear war, Institute of Medicine National Academy of Sciences ; Fredric Solomon and Robert Q. Marston, editors ; with a foreword by Lewis Thomas, (electronic resource)

The Medical implications of nuclear war, Institute of Medicine National Academy of Sciences ; Fredric Solomon and Robert Q. Marston, editors ; with a foreword by Lewis Thomas, (electronic resource)

Label
The Medical implications of nuclear war
Title
The Medical implications of nuclear war
Statement of responsibility
Institute of Medicine National Academy of Sciences ; Fredric Solomon and Robert Q. Marston, editors ; with a foreword by Lewis Thomas
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Action
digitized
Dewey number
363.3/498
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • 1923-
  • 1985
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  • Solomon, Fredric
  • Marston, Robert Q.
  • Institute of Medicine (U.S.)
  • Symposium on the Medical Implications of Nuclear War
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  • Nuclear warfare
  • Emergency medical services
  • Nuclear warfare
  • Nuclear warfare
  • Nuclear warfare
Label
The Medical implications of nuclear war, Institute of Medicine National Academy of Sciences ; Fredric Solomon and Robert Q. Marston, editors ; with a foreword by Lewis Thomas, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Based on papers presented at a Symposium on the Medical Implications of Nuclear War held at the National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., Sept. 20-22, 1985 and organized under the auspices of the Institute of Medicine
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Understanding and preventing nuclear war : the expanding role of the scientific community / David A. Hamburg -- pt. 1. Nuclear war with modern weapons : physical effects and environmental consequences: Possible fatalities from superfires following nuclear attacks in or near urban areas / Theodore A. postol ; A review of the physics of large urban fires / H.L. Brode and R.D. Small ; Recent assessments of the environmental consequences of nuclear war / Richard P. Turco ; Nuclear famine : the indirect effects of nuclear war / Mark A. Harwell and Christine C. Harwell ; Nuclear winter : the state of the science / George F. Carrier ; Atmospheric perturbations of large-scale nuclear war / Robert C. Malone ; Possible toxic environments following a muclear war / John W. Birks and Sherry L. Stephens ; Radioactive fallout / Charles S. Shapiro, Ted F. Harvey, and Kendall R. Peterson -- pt. 2. Heatlth consequences of nuclear war: Casualties due to the blast, heat, and radioactive fallout from various hypothetical nuclear attacks on the United STates / William Daugherty, Barbara Levi, and Frank von Hippel ; Acute radiation mortality in a nuclear war / Joseph Rotblat ; Burn and blast casualties : triage in nuclear war / Jennifer Leaning ; Food and nutrition in the aftermath of nuclear war / Alexander Leaf ; Psychological consequences of disaster : analogies for the nuclear case / James Thompson ; The immunologigical impact of nuclear warfare / David S. Greer and Lawrence S. Rifkin ; Expected incidence of cancer following nuclear war / Nikolai P. Bochkov and Per Oftedal ; Genetic consequences of nuclear war / Per Oftedal -- pt. 3. Medical resource needs and availability following nuclear war: Medical supply and demand in a post-nuclear-war world / Herbert L. Abrams ; The consequences of nuclear war : an economic and social perspective / Hal Cochrane and Dennis Mileti -- pt. 4. Images of nuclear war : psychosocial perspectives: Children's and adolescents' perceptions of the threat of nuclear war : implications of recent studies / William R. Beardslee ; Scandinavian youth view the future : a preliminary report of a large questionnaire survey / Magne Raundalen and Ole Johan Finnoy ; Adult beliefs, feelings, and actions regarding nuclear war : ecidence from surveys and experiments / Susan T. Fiske ; Hope and the denial of stress in the nuclear age / Shlomo Breznitz ; The nuclear arms race and the psychology of power / Jerome D. Frank ; Managerial demands of modern weapons systems / John D. Steinbruner ; Sources of human instability in the handling of nuclear weapons / Herbert L. Abrams ; The impact of crisis-induced stress on decision making / ALexander L. George -- pt. 5. Long-term consequences of and prospects for recovery from nuclear war : two views / View I / Carl Sagan ; View II / Lynn R. Anspaugh -- Concluding remarks: Summary and perspective : with some observation on informed consent / Herbert L. Abrams
Control code
ocm57030410
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Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 619 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585142500
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)57030410
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The Medical implications of nuclear war, Institute of Medicine National Academy of Sciences ; Fredric Solomon and Robert Q. Marston, editors ; with a foreword by Lewis Thomas, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Based on papers presented at a Symposium on the Medical Implications of Nuclear War held at the National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., Sept. 20-22, 1985 and organized under the auspices of the Institute of Medicine
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Understanding and preventing nuclear war : the expanding role of the scientific community / David A. Hamburg -- pt. 1. Nuclear war with modern weapons : physical effects and environmental consequences: Possible fatalities from superfires following nuclear attacks in or near urban areas / Theodore A. postol ; A review of the physics of large urban fires / H.L. Brode and R.D. Small ; Recent assessments of the environmental consequences of nuclear war / Richard P. Turco ; Nuclear famine : the indirect effects of nuclear war / Mark A. Harwell and Christine C. Harwell ; Nuclear winter : the state of the science / George F. Carrier ; Atmospheric perturbations of large-scale nuclear war / Robert C. Malone ; Possible toxic environments following a muclear war / John W. Birks and Sherry L. Stephens ; Radioactive fallout / Charles S. Shapiro, Ted F. Harvey, and Kendall R. Peterson -- pt. 2. Heatlth consequences of nuclear war: Casualties due to the blast, heat, and radioactive fallout from various hypothetical nuclear attacks on the United STates / William Daugherty, Barbara Levi, and Frank von Hippel ; Acute radiation mortality in a nuclear war / Joseph Rotblat ; Burn and blast casualties : triage in nuclear war / Jennifer Leaning ; Food and nutrition in the aftermath of nuclear war / Alexander Leaf ; Psychological consequences of disaster : analogies for the nuclear case / James Thompson ; The immunologigical impact of nuclear warfare / David S. Greer and Lawrence S. Rifkin ; Expected incidence of cancer following nuclear war / Nikolai P. Bochkov and Per Oftedal ; Genetic consequences of nuclear war / Per Oftedal -- pt. 3. Medical resource needs and availability following nuclear war: Medical supply and demand in a post-nuclear-war world / Herbert L. Abrams ; The consequences of nuclear war : an economic and social perspective / Hal Cochrane and Dennis Mileti -- pt. 4. Images of nuclear war : psychosocial perspectives: Children's and adolescents' perceptions of the threat of nuclear war : implications of recent studies / William R. Beardslee ; Scandinavian youth view the future : a preliminary report of a large questionnaire survey / Magne Raundalen and Ole Johan Finnoy ; Adult beliefs, feelings, and actions regarding nuclear war : ecidence from surveys and experiments / Susan T. Fiske ; Hope and the denial of stress in the nuclear age / Shlomo Breznitz ; The nuclear arms race and the psychology of power / Jerome D. Frank ; Managerial demands of modern weapons systems / John D. Steinbruner ; Sources of human instability in the handling of nuclear weapons / Herbert L. Abrams ; The impact of crisis-induced stress on decision making / ALexander L. George -- pt. 5. Long-term consequences of and prospects for recovery from nuclear war : two views / View I / Carl Sagan ; View II / Lynn R. Anspaugh -- Concluding remarks: Summary and perspective : with some observation on informed consent / Herbert L. Abrams
Control code
ocm57030410
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 619 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585142500
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)57030410
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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