[ RadSafe ] Medical treatments for ratiation exposure

Sander Perle sandyfl at cox.net
Tue Sep 8 16:09:59 CDT 2015


I would think as far as patients, none and if not, negligible. What sources
of this radiation would you expect there to be? You have limited your
question to patients. Other than CT erroneous irradiations a few years ago,
there haven¹t been any notices or news posted otherwise. From other sources,
yes, they have occurred but not patients, more often industrial and
situations such as Tokaimura and Fukushima. These are not annual events of


Retired, Consultant

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Jeffrey R." <JEFFREY.R.JOHANNING at leidos.com>
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Date:  Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at 1:24 PM
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Subject:  [ RadSafe ] Medical treatments for ratiation exposure

> Hello all,
> Does anyone on the list have any knowledge or data on how many patients are
> treated each year for radiation exposure?  Not medical treatments using
> radiotherapy, but how many patients are treated for over-exposure to
> radiation?
> Thanks,
> Jeff Johanning
> Sr. Health Physicist V / RSO
> Leidos, Inc.
> 858-826-9725
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