American Academy of Pediatrics, Linet, M.S., Kazzi, Z., Paulson, J.A. (2018). Pediatric Considerations Before, During, and After Radiological or Nuclear Emergencies (Technical Report). 142(6).
This Technical Report is the companion document to the “Pediatric Considerations Before, During, and After Radiological or Nuclear Emergencies” Policy Statement issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics in 2018. It discusses acute radiation syndrome, acute and long-term psychological effects, cancer risks, and other late tissue reactions after low-to-high levels of radiation exposure, as well as measures to reduce radiation exposure in the immediate aftermath of a radiologic or nuclear disaster.