Patients’ psychological distressBMJ 2011; 342 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d2434 (Published 18 April 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d2434
- Shizuko Takahashi, obstetrician1
- 1Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
Competing interests: None declared.
The challenge now is to learn as much as possible about the medical effects of radiation.1 At the time of the earthquake, I was providing antenatal care in Tokyo. Ironically, I was 36 weeks’ pregnant.
By 15 March, I was swamped with questions about the continuous effect of low dose radiation …