Physical development of grandchildren of persons with professional, chronic and combined radiation exposure

«Radiation and Risk», 2002, vol. 13, pp.32-37


Patrusheva N.V., Petrushkina N.P., Erokhin R.A., Fedorenko E.P., Chemarina D.V., Serebrennikova T.G.


The paper provides characterization of physical development of 806 grandchildren of workers of radiochemical facility who were professionally exposed to γ-radiation sources and 239Pu aerosols. The analysis of physical development of the followed-up children aged to three years old has not revealed any peculiarities in this group as compared with the norms for the given age.

Key words
Morbidity of children, occupational exposure of fathers, γ-radiation.


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