This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.
The reports published herein represent the summation of the current findings of the committees which were established under the National Academy of Sciences to study the biological effects of atomic radiation in the fields of genetics, pathology, meteorology, oceanography and fisheries, agriculture and food supplies, as well as the problem of disposal and dispersal of radioactive wastes.
The aims, the essential facts, theories, arguments, and conclusions which can be drawn in the light of current knowledge are briefly but concisely reviewed and critically analyzed by each committee. The reader should appreciate that many of the tentative conclusions might be drastically
The Biological Effects of Atomic Radiation. Ann Intern Med. ;46:1219–1220. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-46-6-1219_2
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1957;46(6):1219-1220.
Copyright © 2019 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use