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Paul Peter Urone + 1 other
ISBN: 9781938168000
Textbook Problem

Suppose a person swallows some radioactive material by accident. What information is needed to be able to assess possible damage?

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The information needed so that a person will be able to assess possible damage.

Explanation

Introduction:

Electromagnetic wave consists of radiation such as alpha, beta and gamma rays. These rays can cause cancer in human being. All ionizing elements are very harmful for human being and cause many dangerous effects on the human body.

When a person swallows some radioactive material accidentally, then to get rid of such problem we must have the information of the type of the isotope, history, the half-life period and the amount of the radioactive element...

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