chapter  24
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Lifetime Follow-Up of the 1976 Americium Accident Victim

Introduction ....................................................................................................................................337 Initial Medical Care and Findings .................................................................................................337 Case Management ..........................................................................................................................338 Medical Course, September 1976 to January 1977 ......................................................................338 Medical Course, 1977 to 1987 ......................................................................................................339 Radiation Dosimetry Evaluation....................................................................................................340 Effectiveness of DTPA Therapy ....................................................................................................341 Conclusions ....................................................................................................................................342 Acknowledgments ..........................................................................................................................342 References ......................................................................................................................................342

On August 30, 1976, at 2:55.