Diagnosis and treatment of polonium poisoning

@article{Jefferson2009DiagnosisAT,
  title={Diagnosis and treatment of polonium poisoning},
  author={Robert D Jefferson and Ronald Earl Goans and Peter G. Blain and Simon Hugh Lynton Thomas},
  journal={Clinical Toxicology},
  year={2009},
  volume={47},
  pages={379 - 392}
}
Objectives. Interest in the clinical toxicology of 210polonium (210Po) has been stimulated by the poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko in 2006. This article reviews the clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment of acute radiation syndrome (ARS) resulting from the ingestion of 210Po. Physical characteristics. 210Po is a high-energy α-emitter (radioactive half-life 138 days) that presents a radiation hazard only if taken into the body, for example, by ingestion, because of the low range of alpha… 
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