A selection of translated materials on this page are also available in Spanish, Turkish, and Ukrainian.
In the event of a radiological emergency, medical professionals can find references and job aids to assist in the management of individuals injured by ionizing radiation.
REAC/TS Just In Time Fact Sheet for Medical Providers (.PDF, 758 KB)
This document provides information for medical providers regarding acute radiation syndrome, ionizing radiation injuries, cutaneous radiation injuries, and internal contamination.
Do I Need to Take Potassium Iodide (KI)? (.PDF, 313 KB)
This document answers frequently asked questions related to taking potassium iodide (KI) during a radiological release, as well as dosing recommendations from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Health Physics Fast Facts (.PDF, 2.17 MB)
This document provides information on radiological incident types and dose calculations, including specific information on isotopes of interest, reactor accidents, and skin contamination.
Checklists for Hospital and Healthcare Personnel
Download the checklists below to record incident history, hospital response, and patient information, including exposure, contamination, decontamination, and injuries.
Checklist for Healthcare Personnel (.PDF, 130 KB)
Ground and Air Medical Transport
Radiation Detection Devices
Personal Protective Equipment
Exposure versus Contamination
If you need to contact REAC/TS for assistance with the medical management of those involved in a radiological/nuclear incident, please watch the video above "What to do if you need to contact REAC/TS during an emergency?" to know what information is helpful for us to address your questions and concerns.
General information 865-576-3131
General email firstname.lastname@example.org
After-hours number 865-576-1005 (Ask for REAC/TS)