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ACR Disaster Preparedness Primer
(American College of Radiology)
This site requires registration.
Acute Radiation Syndrome Fact Sheet for Physicians
From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine (CDHAM)
This site is designed to assist in the dissemination of quality information relevant to the medical management of chemical, biological, radiologic, nuclear and high explosive weapons used in warfare and terrorism.
Chemical and Radiological Agents
From the United States Navy Hospital Okinawa's Population Health Improvement (PHI) Working Group
MUSC only
ClinicalKey Books
(ClinicalKey)
Initial Management of Irradiated or Radioactively Contaminated Personnel-BUMED Instruction 6470.10A
From the Department of the Navy, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. A section of the Virtual Naval Hospital. Provides information about the initial exposure assessment, management, and treatment of individuals who are irradiated or externally or internally radioactively contaminated.
Management of Persons Accidentally Contaminated with Radionuclides
National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) Report No. 65. Print material; must be purchased. $50
Management of Terrorist Events Involving Radioactive Material
National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) Report No. 138. Print material; must be purchased. $50
NATO HANDBOOK ON THE MEDICAL ASPECTS OF NBC DEFENSIVE OPERATIONS AMedP-6(B)
A handbook for medical officers relating to the medical aspects of nuclear biological and chemical operations. It provides reference material and functions as a training resource.
Prenatal Radiation Exposure: A Fact Sheet for Physicians
From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Radiation Disasters: Preparedness and Response for Radiology Oncology
(American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, American College of Radiology & American Association of Physicists in Medicine)
Radiation Emergencies
From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Designed to health professionals and general public prepare for radiation emergencies.
Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site(REAC/TS)
Center provides support to various national & international organizations in the medical management of radiation accidents and educational opportunities addressing the medical aspects of radiation accident managment.
Radiation Health Protection Manual - NAVMED P-5055
PDF version.
Radiological Dispersal Devices (RDD)/ Dirty Bombs
From OSHA. Provides a variety of links relating to "dirty bombs" and other radiation accidents.