The Medical Effects of the Nagasaki Atomic Bombing
Medical aspect
The Effects of the Nagasaki Atomic Bombing on the Human Body
Acute phase
Rate of deaths due to the atomic bomb
Frequency of acute symptoms
Bone marrow
Early phase of late effects
Atomic bomb cataract
Chromosomal aberrations
Late atomic bomb effects
Thyroid cancer
Breast cancer
Stomach cancer
Excess relative risk of malignant tumors by site
Multiple primary cancers
Mental effects
Physical aspect
Physical damages
Map of damage
Physical effects
Blast wind
Heat rays
Atomic bomb survivor database
Estimation of radiation dose using the ESR signal from teeth
Radiation dose and death rate
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Physical Damages Caused by the Nagasaki Atomic Bombing
The foremost characteristic of the physical damages caused by the Nagasaki atomic bombing was the tremendous, instantaneous destruction wreaked by the blast wind and the subsequent fires. These fires broke out simultaneously with the destruction of buildings over a wide area. The complete destruction and burning of wooden buildings extended beyond a distance of two kilometers from the Nagasaki hypocenter.
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