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Dirty Bomb

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Potassium Iodide (KI) fact sheet

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Radiological Event Reference Guide For Emergency Responders And Healthcare Providers

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"Dirty" Bomb presentation
by Bill Hall, EP&R Epidemiologist for Eastern Shore Health District

Radiation Injuries: Overview for Healthcare Providers

Acute Radiation Syndrome
is an acute illness caused by irradiation of the entire body by a high dose of penetrating radiation in a very short period of time. Source: CDC

Radioactive Material Casualty Management
Recommended immediate actions for police, firefighters, & emergency medical technicians who may be faced with a nuclear terrorist act. Source: CDC

Medical Treatment of Radiological Casualties
Medical Guidelines, Psychological Aspects of a RDD/IND Event, Medical Countermeasures
Emergency Management Strategic Healthcare Group (EMSHG)

Last Updated: 01-19-2012

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