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Study on Medical Emergency Rescue for Nuclear Accident on the Sea

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Chuan Wang, Jian-guo Zhang

Naval Medical Research Institute, Shanghai, China

Paper No. ICONE21-15295, pp. V001T04A011; 5 pages
  • 2013 21st International Conference on Nuclear Engineering
  • Volume 1: Plant Operations, Maintenance, Engineering, Modifications, Life Cycle and Balance of Plant; Nuclear Fuel and Materials; Radiation Protection and Nuclear Technology Applications
  • Chengdu, China, July 29–August 2, 2013
  • Conference Sponsors: Nuclear Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-5578-2
  • Copyright © 2013 by ASME


As a floating nuclear plant on the sea, the nuclear submarine accidents on the sea is much more possible with the service life increasing year after year because of marine mission and harsh environment. In case of nuclear accident, it has a serious result and is difficult comparatively to medical rescue and guarantee. This paper introduces the sorts and basic principles of medical rescue for nuclear accident, especially analyses the characteristic of medical emergency rescue within the submarine, scene disposition points and radiation protection measures of emergency work personnel when an accident occurred on the sea. All that have been discussed has guide meaning and practical significance to medical emergency rescue for nuclear accident on the sea in our country in future.

Copyright © 2013 by ASME
Topics: Accidents , Seas , Biomedicine



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