[Telephone consultations on exposure to nuclear disaster radiation].

Sachiko Yashima, Koichi Chida

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The Fukushima nuclear disaster occurred on March 11, 2011. For about six weeks, I worked as a counselor for phone consultations regarding radiation risk. I analyzed the number of consultations, consultations by telephone, and their changing patterns with elapse of time, to assist with consultations about risk in the future. There were a large number of questions regarding the effects of radiation, particularly with regard to children. We believe that counseling and risk communication are the key to effectively informing the public about radiation risks.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)242-249
Number of pages8
JournalNihon Hoshasen Gijutsu Gakkai zasshi
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Mar

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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