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Radioactive Hazard Release MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Radioactive Hazard Release
Tree Number(s)
N06.850.135.848
Unique ID
D018788
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018788
Annotation
for release resulting in disaster, coordinate with DISASTERS; for deliberate release of radioactive material, coordinate RADIOACTIVE HAZARD RELEASE with TERRORISM; specify geographic location; note entry term ACCIDENTS, RADIATION: do not index here for radiation injuries during radiotherapy or radiodiagnosis: index under specific radiotherapy or radiodiagnosis heading + RADIATION INJURIES
Scope Note
Uncontrolled release of radioactive material from its containment. This either threatens to, or does, cause exposure to a radioactive hazard. Such an incident may occur accidentally or deliberately.
Entry Term(s)
Accident, Radiation
Accidents, Nuclear
Accidents, Nuclear Reactor
Accidents, Radiation
Nuclear Accidents
Nuclear Reactor Accidents
Radiation Accident
Radiation Accidents
NLM Classification #
WN 615
Previous Indexing
Accidents (1967-1994)
Nuclear Reactors (1967-1994)
Radiation Injuries (1966-1994)
See Also
Radiation Injuries
Public MeSH Note
2009; see Accidents, Radiation 1995-2008
History Note
2009(1995)
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/06/30
Revision Date
2013/07/09
Radioactive Hazard Release Preferred
Nuclear Accidents Narrower
Nuclear Reactor Accidents Narrower
Accidents, Radiation Narrower
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