Radiation dose from depleted uranium can now be measured

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7290.865/a (Published 07 April 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:865
  1. Richard F Mould (richardfmould@hotmail.com), radiation scientist
  1. Sanderstead, South Croydon, Surrey CR2 0DH

    EDITOR—In her editorial about depleted uranium McDiarmid agrees that there is no justification for any claims of radiation induced lung cancer and leukaemia in veterans of the Gulf war.1 She makes no mention, however, of how individual radiation doses can be measured in any screening of Gulf war and Balkan veterans.

    This is important not only for veterans' peace of mind but also for medicolegal purposes. For due process of law in the courts of the …

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