A Story of Ignorance: Acute Radiation Syndrome Case Presentation

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  • Evin KORKMAZ bahcesehir university
  • Fatma ETİ ASLAN




Acute Radiation Syndrome, Case Report, Nursing Care, Radioactive Accident


Acute Radiation Syndrome (ARS) is a condition that occurs as a result of exposure of a local area or the whole body to a high level (>1 Gy) of radiation in a short time and requires urgent intervention. Although the type and dose of radiation exposed varies according to the volume of tissue exposed to the radiation, the age of the individual and the current health status of the individual and the medical intervention administered, the clinical picture usually presents symptoms for the gastrointestinal, hematopoietic and cerebrovascular system. In addition to these systems, skin damage caused by radiation exposure, known as cutaneous radiation syndrome, may accompany this chard. In this case, evidence-based maintenance processes of a case diagnosed with Acute Radiation Syndrome after a radioactive accident reported by a company operating in the field of industrial radiography at a dam construction site near a village in the Marmara region of Turkey in 2016 were presented.


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KORKMAZ, E., HALAT TOPAL, E., & ETİ ASLAN, F. (2023). A Story of Ignorance: Acute Radiation Syndrome Case Presentation. GEVHER NESIBE JOURNAL OF MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES, 8(3), 513–516. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8205321