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MD Consult: Books: Goldman: Cecil Medicine: SUGGESTED READINGS

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed.

Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier


American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists: 2005 Threshold Limit Values and Biological Exposure Indices,  Cincinnati, OH, American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists, 2005. An authoritative listing of recommended maximum permissible occupational exposure limits of radiation of all types

Berrington de Gonzalez A, Darby S: Risk of cancer from diagnostic x-rays: Estimates for the UK and 14 other countries.  Lancet  2004; 363:345-351.About 0.6% could be attributable to diagnostic x-rays

Huda W, Vance A: Patient radiation doses from adult and pediatric CT.  Am J Roentgenol  2007; 188:540-546.The effective dose of one scan is about the same as 1 year of natural background radiation

Mettler FA, Voelz GL: Major radiation exposure—what to expect and how to respond.  N Engl J Med  2002; 346:1554-1561.Overview of the consequences of and responses to a possible terrorist attack

National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences: Health Risks from Exposure to Low Levels of Ionizing Radiation,  Washington, DC, National Academy Press, 2005. A comprehensive review of the risks of genetic and carcinogenic effects that may result from exposure to low-level ionizing radiation

Wakeford R: The cancer epidemiology of radiation.  Oncogene  2004; 23:6404-6428.A comprehensive review of the carcinogenic effects of ionizing and nonionizing radiations on human populations

Waselenko JK, MacVittie TJ, Blakely WF, et al: Medical management of the acute radiation syndrome: Recommendations of the Strategic National Stockpile Radiation Working Group.  Ann Intern Med  2004; 140:1037-1051.A comprehensive review

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