FRANK R. PHILBROOK, M.D., M.P.H.
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The need for disaster planning and organization has been exemplified in recent years by such occurrences as the Cocoanut Grove Fire in Boston, the Texas City and Perth Amboy explosions, and other similar holocausts. These taxed medical facilities to the limit, yet the number of casualties involved represents only a small fraction of the number to be expected if a well planned and executed atomic attack were to be successfully launched against one or more large cities of the United States. Saturation bombing of London, the fire-bomb raids on Tokyo and the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki created
PHILBROOK FR. MEDICAL PROBLEMS IN RADIOLOGICAL DEFENSE1. Ann Intern Med. ;35:975–980. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-35-5-975
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1951;35(5):975-980.
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