HHS Launches New Online Toolkit for Medical Responses to Radiation Emergencies
"REMM (Radiation Event Medical Management - Guidance for Diagnosis and Treatment for Health Care Professionals) was produced by the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, Office of Planning and Emergency Operations, in cooperation with the National Library of Medicine, Division of Specialized Information Services, with subject matter experts from the National Cancer Institute, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and many U.S. and international consultants.""Provide guidance for health care providers, primarily physicians, about clinical diagnosis and treatment during mass casualty radiological/nuclear (rad/nuc) events
Provide just-in-time, evidence-based, usable information with sufficient background and context to make complex issues understandable to those without formal radiation medicine expertise
Provide web-based information that is also downloadable in advance, so that it would be available during an event if the internet is not accessible."
Reference Data Center includes links to the following resources
Goals of the site:
Animations, Illustrations, Photos
Sources of Radiological/Nuclear Information