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Application: Internal Contamination Clinical Reference (ICCR)External Web Site Icon

An application (for Android devices, iPads, and iPhones) estimating reference concentrations of radionuclides in urine assuming intakes equal to one Clinical Decision Guide (CDG) for each radionuclide.

CDC Application Public Health Professionals, Clinicians, First Responders

Internal Contamination Clinical Reference (ICCR) Walkthrough

A walkthrough for the ICCR, an application (for Android devices, iPads, and iPhones) estimating reference concentrations of radionuclides in urine assuming intakes equal to one Clinical Decision Guide (CDG) for each radionuclide.

The application can be downloaded here.External Web Site Icon

CDC PDF Public Health Professionals, Clinicians, First Responders

Medical Response to Nuclear and Radiological Terrorism External Web Site Icon

This satellite broadcast originally aired in 2004. It discusses possible scenarios, basic information on radiation and protection for clinicians, decontamination and medical management of radiation casualties.

Note: viewing this video requires Windows Media Player

CDC Video Public Health Professionals, Clinicians, First Responders

Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM) HomepageExternal Web Site Icon

REMM provides guidance to health care providers (primarily physicians) about clinical diagnosis and treatment of radiation injury during radiological and nuclear emergencies. It also provides just-in-time, evidence-based, usable information with sufficient background and context to make complex issues understandable to those without formal radiation medicine expertise.

REMM Website Clinicians, Public Health Professionals, First Responders, Medical Examiners

National Alliance for Radiation Readiness (NARR) HomepageExternal Web Site Icon

NARR is a coalition of public health, healthcare, and emergency management organizations that represent practitioners in the field of radiation readiness. This includes state and local public health practitioners, elected officials at the sate and local level, and first responder and first receiver groups.

NARR Website Clinicians, Public Health Professionals, First Responders, Medical Examiners
Measuring Radiation

A description of how radiation is measured and how to interpret measurements related to radiation dose.

CDC Website Clinicians, Public Health Professionals, First Responders, Medical Examiners

Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site (REAC/TS)External Web Site Icon

A description of REAC/TS, a program uniquely qualified to teach medical personnel, health physicists, first responders and occupational health professionals about radiation emergency medical response.

US Department of Energy/ORISE Website Clinicians, Public Health Professionals, First Responders, Medical examiners
Acute Radiation Syndrome: A Fact Sheet for Physicians

Information for clinicians on Acute Radiation Syndrome, Prenatal Radiation Exposure and Cutaneous Radiation Injury.

CDC Website Clinicians

Cutaneous Radiation Injury (CRI)

Information for clinicians on Cutaneous Radiation Injury.

CDC

Website Clinicians

Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute (AFRRI) Pocket Guide: Emergency Radiation Medicine ResponseExternal Web Site Icon

From 2008 via the United States Department of Defense Research Laboratory: A pocket guide detailing what the medical response is to a radiation emergency

AFRRI

PDF Clinicians, First Responders
Video: Radiological Terrorism: Just in Time Training for Hospital Clinicians

A brief, 17-minute video covering key radiation principles and radiological procedures. Includes demonstrations on application of these principles and procedures in several patient care scenarios in an emergency services setting.

CDC Website Clinicians
Transcript: Just In Time Radiation Training Video for Hospital Clinicians

A transcript of a training video for hospital clinicians about radiation injuries.

CDC Website Clinicians

Radiological Terrorism: Emergency Management Pocket Guide for Clinicians

This pocket guide is designed as a quick reference for clinicians, including physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals, who will provide emergency care in a hospital setting following a radiological terrorism incident.

CDC

Website Clinicians, Public Health Professionals

Radiation and Pregnancy: A Fact Sheet for Clinicians

A fact sheet for clinicians about the effects of radiation on pregnant women.

CDC Website Clinicians

Guidelines for Handling Decedents Contaminated with Radioactive Materials

Detonation of a nuclear weapon or activation of a radiological dispersal device could cause radioactively contaminated decedents. These guidelines suggest ways for medical examiners, coroners, and morticians to deal with loose surface contamination, internal contamination, or shrapnel on or in decedents' bodies.

CDC PDF Clinicians; Medical Examiners, Coroners, Funeral Directors

Video: Training for Handling Decedents Contaminated with Radioactive Materials External Web Site Icon

Includes guidelines for how medical examiners, coroners, and funeral home personnel should handle decedents who have been contaminated with radioactive material. This site includes transcripts of the video.

CDC Video Clinicians; Medical Examiners, Coroners, Funeral Directors

Training: Virtual Community Reception Center (vCRC)

Website describing the Virtual Community Reception Center (vCRC), a training tool allowing users to better understand how community reception centers work and the essential services they provide during a radiation emergency.

CDC Website Clinicians, Public Health Professionals, First Responders

Training: Community Reception Center (CRC) Overview External Web Site Icon

A training video providing an overview of CRC operations.

CDC Website Clinicians, Public Health Professionals, First Responders

Japan Incident - CDC Recommendations for Public Health Follow-Up of Travelers

From 2011: A description of follow-up with travelers identified as contaminated with radioactive mateiral by customs and border protection at US ports of entry.

CDC PDF Clinicians, Public health professionals

Japan Incident-- Epidemiology Form for Public Health Follow-Up of Travelers

From 2011: A form to follow-up with travelers and obtain consent in better understanding the results of screening for radioactive materials as a result of being in Japan during the incident at Fukushima Daiichi, Japan in March 2011.

CDC PDF Clinicians, Public health professionals

Japan -- CDC Revised Recommendation to Radiation Control Health Physics Staff

From 2011: A revised group of recommendations for follow-up assessment of contaminated travelers by radiation control health physics staff.

CDC PDF Clinicians, Public health professionals
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