TITLE

Doctors urged to use diagnostic alternatives to reactor-produced isotopes

AUTHOR(S)
Eggertson, Laura
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/26/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 11, p1102
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Proceeding
ABSTRACT
Information about several papers discussed during a conference sponsored by the Physicians for Global Survival in Canada on April 17, 2009 is presented. Topics highlighted the recommendation of the Canadian affiliate of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War for doctors to use diagnostic alternatives to reactor-produced isotopes in health care. Attendees in the event include mathematician and physicist Gordon Edwards, Dr. Christopher O'Brien and Dr. Nancy Covington.
ACCESSION #
39984036

 

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