Fukushima and Beyond: The Principles of Radiation Disasters

7/6/2015; 58 minutes

On March 11, 2011 a massive earthquake and tsunami led to explosions and meltdowns of multiple reactors at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan. These types of radiologic events are rare, but can have serious consequences for the health of individuals and communities. Dr. Brian Savino focuses on the basic terminology, pathophysiology and treatment options regarding radiation exposures to the human body. Recorded on 03/12/2015. (#29291)

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