CREATORWorld Health Association
TITLEDepleted Uranium: Sources, Exposure and Health Effects: Executive Summary
URLhttp://www.who.int/ionizing_radiation/pub_meet/en/DU_Eng.pdf
HOMEPAGEhttp://www.who.int/en/
DATE PUBLISHED2003
DATE ACCESSED4 February 2017


This review from the World Health Organization (WHO) assesses the possible health effects of exposure to depleted uranium. It addresses the concerns about health effects on populations in conflict areas where depleted uranium munitions were used. Basic information is also available on the following topics for uranium and depleted uranium: sources, uses, exposure, intake or absorption, potential health effects of exposure, maximum radiation limits, chemical toxicity, monitoring and treatment of exposed persons, and recommendations for minimizing exposure.



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