10.0 Environmental

     A: LD50/60 = The lethal dose of penetrating ionizing radiation that will result in the deaths of 50% of the expose population in 60 days.

With intensive medicial therapy LD50/60 = 450 rad (most often quoted)

With minimal treatment LD50/60 = 340 rad

Intensive medical support in Chenobyl LD50/60 = up to 600 rad

With advances, stem cell transplantation, hematopoietic growth factor, may be possible LD 50/60 = 1100 rad

Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine 6th Ed., Section 2: Disaster Preparedness, Chapter 10. Radiation Injuries, Christina L. Catlett, Pamela L. Piggott

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