Units of measurement● The REM - Roentgen Equivalent in Man ○ used to measure radiation dosage ○ It decides how much harm a person suffers.
Effects of radiaton exposure● The radiation sickness including ○ nausea ○ vomiting ○ headache ○ some loss of white blood cells
About rems harm● Internal harm - line the digestive tract ○ nerve cells ○ other cells● White blood cells ○ It is severe loss
About illness from rems● illness - about cancer ○ blood cancer ○ lung cancer ○ thyroid cacer ○ breast cancer ○ cancers of other organs
About treatment● Is there effective treatment of fatal radiation? ○ No. ○ No effective treatment available● Treatment for less radiation ○ It can be saved ○ Its way includes blood transfusions ○ IT also includes bone-marrow transplants
About treatment (2)● About bone-marrow transplants ○ It rejuvenate the supply of white blood cells which was affected by the radiation● Are they distinguished between fatal and less? ○ No ○ These distinction is very difficult and impossible
Conclusion● The rem and radiation ○ It is important ○ It is dangerous● Differences of radiation: ○ fatal radiation - will die and cant be saved ○ less radiation - can be saved