Week 8 a Chapter 33 Radiobiology. Radiobiology is the study of the effects of ionizing radiation on biologic tissues. The ultimate goal of research is to develop dose-response relationships so the effects of planned doses can be predicted and the response to accidental exposure better managed.
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Atomic bomb survivors
Radiation accident victims
Radium watch dial painters
Patients treated with 131I
Children treated for enlarged thymus
Irradiation in utero
Leukemia, reduced life span
Fertility impairmentHuman Populations in Which Radiation Effects have Been Observed
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