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Radiumtherapy

by Louis FrВ©в™­dВ©в™­rick Wickham

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Published by Cassell in London .
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    Subjects:
  • Radium,
  • Therapeutic use

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Louis Wickham [and] Degrais; Tr. by S. Ernest Dore
    ContributionsDegrais, Paul, 1874-, University of Leeds. Library
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 306 p., 20 leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26262840M

    External beam therapy is the most common form of radiotherapy, delivering ionizing radiation such as high-energy x-rays, gamma rays or electron beams directly into the location of the patient's tumour. The beam is generated externally, with no radioactive sources placed within the patient's body. The beams aim at destroying the cancer cells with minimal impact on the . Historian Clark (Central Michigan Univ.) analyzes the early efforts of reform-minded women to obtain recognition of radium poisoning, win compensation for its victims, and prevent future harm. In the s, several thousand young women in New Jersey, Connecticut, and Illinois were exposed to radium while employed to paint luminous numbers on watch : Claudia Clark.

      The Radium Girls The Dark Story of America's Shining Women (Book): Moore, Kate: As World War I raged across the globe, hundreds of young women toiled away at the radium-dial factories, where they painted clock faces with a mysterious new substance called radium. Assured by their bosses that the luminous material was safe, the women themselves .   Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: Kate Moore’s ‘The Radium Girls’ Catherine Wolfe Donohue, who suffered radium poisoning at the Radium Dial Company in Ottawa, Ill., surrounded by her husband.

      Book review: The Radium Girls: the dark story of America’s shining women, by Kate Moore. If you aren’t familiar with this story (which I wasn’t), the Radium Girls were the dozens of young women who suffered from radium poisoning after working in two factories in New Jersey that used produced watches for WWI soldiers with glowing numbers. 『欧路词典』为您提供radiumtherapy的用法讲解,告诉您准确全面的radiumtherapy的中文意思,radiumtherapy的读音,radiumtherapy的同义词,radiumtherapy的反义词,radiumtherapy的例句。 每日一句:The book is a truer and higher bond of union.


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