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Medical Planning and Response Manual for a Nuclear Detonation Incident: A Practical Guide   [open pdf - 8MB]

From the Introduction: "The successful detonation of a nuclear device on U.S. soil would be a catastrophic event, causing an unprecedented number of injuries and lives lost, as well as economic, political, and social disruption. However, an effective medical response and a public prepared to protect itself from fallout could save tens of thousands of lives. Since 2001, all levels of government, academic institutions, and professional organizations have done significant work to enhance our ability to prepare for and respond to a nuclear detonation. The following series of papers distill and translate key pieces of that work on protective actions and medical response to make them more accessible and easier to translate into practice. In addition, policies to enhance our nation's ability to respond to a nuclear detonation are suggested."

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Public Health Emergency: https://www.phe.gov/
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