Textbook of Military Medicine: Medical Consequences of Nuclear Warfare: Part I: Warfare, Weaponry, and the Casualty (Volume 2) [open pdf - 15MB]
"Medical Consequences of Nuclear Warfare" is the second volume of Part 1, Warfare, Weaponry, and the Casualty. It addresses the increasingly important medical challenges of the consequences and management of radiation injuries. The first chapter is an overview of nuclear events and their consequences. The following chapters examine the effects of radiation exposure on humans and the ways they will affect triage, diagnosis, and treatment protocols as well as military logistics. A discussion of the latest prospects for radio protection concludes the text.