"Acute Radiation Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A condition caused by a brief whole body exposure to more than one sievert dose equivalent of radiation. Acute radiation syndrome is initially characterized by ANOREXIA; NAUSEA; VOMITING; but can progress to hematological, gastrointestinal, neurological, pulmonary, and other major organ dysfunction.
|Acute Radiation Syndrome
- Acute Radiation Syndrome
- Acute Radiation Syndromes
- Radiation Syndrome, Acute
- Radiation Syndromes, Acute
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