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Ten Minute Medicine Radiation Exposure Tips

Ten Minute Medicine Radiation Exposure Tips

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  • 1. Radia%on  Ten  Minute  Medicine   By  Barry  Miskin  MD  FACS  
  • 2. Radia%on  •  Caused  by  %ny  par%cles,  can’t  be  seen  or  smelled  •  We  all  can  tolerate  small  amounts,  but  large  amounts   cause  illness  and  death  •  Effects  most  rapidly  reproducing  and  growing  cells  in   the  body-­‐gut  and  marrow  •  Immediate  Death  usually  Brain  Hemorrhage  
  • 3. Depleted  Uranium  Shells  
  • 4. Radioac%ve  Cloud  
  • 5. 100%  At  Ground  Zero  
  • 6. Almost  1  Million  Killed  
  • 7. Potassium  Iodide  Tablets  •  Given  to  Workers  in  Nuclear  Power  Plant  •  May  prevent  Thyroid  cancer  from  radia%on   exposure  •  No  immediate  value  to  prevent  radia%on   illness  
  • 8. Protec%ng  Yourself  From   Radia%on  •  Less  %me  in  contaminated  area  the  beVer  •  The  farther  you  are  from  the  explosion  the   safer  you  are  likely  to  be  •  The  more  you  can  shield  your  body  the  less   Radia%on  you  are  apt  to  absorb  
  • 9. Radia%on  Sicknes  •  30-­‐1000  Rads-­‐Bone  Marrow  Syndrome-­‐ Destruc%on  of  Bone  Marrow-­‐Infec%on  and   Death  •  600-­‐10,000  Rads-­‐GI  Syndrome-­‐Severe   Dehydra%on-­‐Death-­‐Can  Be  Irreversible  •  2000-­‐5000  Rads-­‐CV/CNS  Syndrome-­‐Death  Uss.   3  days  from  Collapse  of  Circulatory  system  &   Incr.  Brain  Pres.  
  • 10. Ten  Minute  Medicine  Tips  for   Radia%on  •  Stay  Upwind  of  vic%m  and  wear  mask  (or  make  mask)  •  Wear  Protec%ve  Clothes  if  Available  •  Wash  vic%m  down  with  water,  remove  dust  &   radioac%ve  par%cles  check  for  other  injuries  •  Major  danger  is  infec%on-­‐guard  against  it  •  Do  not  give  vic%m  food,  it  may  be  contaminated  with   bacteria