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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

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

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
Additional physical form
Also issued on the Internet.
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
Illustrations
charts
Index
index present
LC call number
RA648.3
LC item number
.M445 1986
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WN 610
NLM item number
.M4865 1986
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1923-
  • 1985
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Solomon, Fredric
  • Marston, Robert Q.
  • Institute of Medicine (U.S.)
  • Symposium on the Medical Implications of Nuclear War
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nuclear warfare
  • Emergency medical services
  • Nuclear warfare
  • Nuclear warfare
  • Nuclear warfare
  • Radiation Injuries
  • Radioactive Fallout
  • 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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Based on papers presented at a symposium held at the National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., Sept. 20-22, 1985 and organized under the auspices of the Institute of Medicine
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 nuclear war / John W. Birks and Sherry L. Stephens ; Radioactive fallout / Charles S. Shapiro, Ted F. Harvey, and Kendall R. Peterson -- pt. 2. Health 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 immunological 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 : evidence 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
14067958
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xviii, 619 pages
Isbn
9780309036924
Lccn
86018134
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
MU-HSL: Donald A.B. Lindberg, M.D. Collection. Copy contains a handwritten dedication from one of the book editors to Dr. Lindberg.
Specific material designation
remote
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
Publication
Note
Based on papers presented at a symposium held at the National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., Sept. 20-22, 1985 and organized under the auspices of the Institute of Medicine
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 nuclear war / John W. Birks and Sherry L. Stephens ; Radioactive fallout / Charles S. Shapiro, Ted F. Harvey, and Kendall R. Peterson -- pt. 2. Health 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 immunological 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 : evidence 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
14067958
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xviii, 619 pages
Isbn
9780309036924
Lccn
86018134
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
MU-HSL: Donald A.B. Lindberg, M.D. Collection. Copy contains a handwritten dedication from one of the book editors to Dr. Lindberg.
Specific material designation
remote

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