ABSTRACT

Decision Makers Guide: Medical Planning and Response for a Nuclear Detonation   [open pdf - 5MB]

From the Purpose: "This Manual will assist preparedness efforts and decision making by providing readily accessible information that quickly describes critical scientific and medical aspects of a nuclear incident as well as the response organization and resources anticipated to be required or available during a response. It is intended to offer a checklist of decision-provoking questions and reference guide for essential information to assist with the development of appropriate actions in response to a nuclear detonation. The subject matter includes basic principles about radiation, measurement, health effects, protective actions, critical public messaging, response strategies, medical management and countermeasures, and preparedness for a nuclear detonation."

Publisher:
Date:
2017-11
Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
Radiation Emergency Medical Management: https://www.remm.nlm.gov/
Format:
pdf
Media Type:
application/pdf
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