The Medical Aspects of Radiation Incidents provides the basic information needed for the medical management of victims of radiation incidents in an easy-to-understand manner and is now available to attendees of REAC/TS courses in “pocket guide” form.

Among the topics discussed in The Medical Aspects of Radiation Incidents are:

  • Basic health physics and dose estimation (US and SI units)
  • Treatment of whole body and acute local irradiation issues
  • Assessment and treatment of internal contamination with radioactive materials
  • Patient decontamination
  • Delayed effects of exposure to ionizing radiation
  • Risk and psychological issues

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