Epidemiological studies of UK test veterans: I. General description

Gerry M. Kendall, C. R. Muirhead, Sarah Darby, R. Doll, L. Arnold, Jacqueline O'Hagan

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This review gives a general account of how and why epidemiological studies of UK participants in the nuclear weapons test programme were set up. There is a short description of the circumstances in which the tests were planned and executed and a discussion of the general considerations involved in designing studies to show whether the health of test participants suffered as a result of the tests. The companion review article summarises the results of the epidemiological studies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)199-217
Number of pages19
JournalJournal of Radiological Protection
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2004


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