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Population Monitoring in Radiation Emergencies: A Guide for State and Local Public Health Planners - Second Edition, April 2014

The second edition of this planners guide presents an introduction to population monitoring in radiation emergencies for public health officials and emergency preparedness planners at the state and local levels. It also incorporates recommendations received from users as well as new information from a number of recent national and international consensus documents related to population monitoring. This second edition also features expanded appendices with related tools and resources.

CDCPDFPublic Health Professionals

Application: Internal Contamination Clinical Reference (ICCR)

An application (for Android devices, iPads, and iPhones) estimating reference concentrations of radionuclides in urine assuming intakes equal to one Clinical Decision Guide (CDG) for each radionuclide.

CDCApplicationPublic Health Professionals, Clinicians, First Responders

Internal Contamination Clinical Reference (ICCR) Walkthrough

A walkthrough for the ICCR, an application (for Android devices, iPads, and iPhones) estimating reference concentrations of radionuclides in urine assuming intakes equal to one Clinical Decision Guide (CDG) for each radionuclide.

The application can be downloaded here.

CDCPDFPublic Health Professionals, Clinicians, First Responders

Use of Radiation Detection, Measuring, and Imaging Instruments to Assess Internal Contamination from Intakes of Radionuclides

A website detailing how to assess internal contamination from intakes of radionuclides through the use of radiation detection, measuring and imaging instruments.

CDCWebsiteClinicians, First Responders

Preparing for Radiological Population Monitoring and Decontamination

This satellite broadcast originally aired in 2006. It provides an introduction to the challenges in planning for population monitoring. Consideration for adapting local response plans for large scale incidents are discussed.

Note: viewing this video requires Windows Media Player

CDCVideoPublic Health Professionals, First Responders

Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM) Homepage

REMM provides guidance to health care providers (primarily physicians) about clinical diagnosis and treatment of radiation injury during radiological and nuclear emergencies. It also provides just-in-time, evidence-based, usable information with sufficient background and context to make complex issues understandable to those without formal radiation medicine expertise.

REMMWebsiteClinicians, Public Health Professionals, First Responders, Medical Examiners

National Alliance for Radiation Readiness (NARR) Homepage

NARR is a coalition of public health, healthcare, and emergency management organizations that represent practitioners in the field of radiation readiness. This includes state and local public health practitioners, elected officials at the sate and local level, and first responder and first receiver groups.

NARRWebsiteClinicians, Public Health Professionals, First Responders, Medical Examiners
Public Health Planning for Radiological and Nuclear Terrorism

This activity offers proactive education on the most up-to-date information on state and local public health emergency response planning for radiological and nuclear terrorism incidents.

CDCWebsitePublic Health Professionals, First Responders

U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA): The Emergency Response Guidebook

PHMSA's 2012 Emergency Response Guidebook provides first responders with a go-to manual to help deal with hazardous material accidents during the critical first 30 minutes. DOT's goal is to place an ERG in every emergency service vehicle nationwide.

PHMSAWebsiteFirst responders

Video: Screening People for External Contamination: How to Use Hand-held Radiation Survey Equipment

An 18 minute skills training video that demonstrates how to screen people for external contamination using a hand held Geiger Mueller Detector.

CDCVideoClinicians, First Responders

Screening People for External Contamination: How to Use Hand-Held Radiation Survey Equipment

A video demonstration of how to manually screen people for radiation contamination.

CDCVideoClinicians, First Responders

Population Monitoring in Radiation Emergencies: A Guide for State and Local Public Health Planners - First Edition, August 2007

The first edition of this planners guide presents an introduction to population monitoring in radiation emergencies for public health officials and emergency preparedness planners at the state and local levels.

CDCPDFPublic Health Professionals

Training: Virtual Community Reception Center (vCRC)

Website describing the Virtual Community Reception Center (vCRC), a training tool allowing users to better understand how community reception centers work and the essential services they provide during a radiation emergency.

CDCWebsiteClinicians, Public Health Professionals, First Responders

Training: Community Reception Center (CRC) Overview

A training video providing an overview of CRC operations.

CDCWebsiteClinicians, Public Health Professionals, First Responders

RealOpt CRC

RealOpt© CRC is a simulation and optimization program developed by CDC and the Georgia Institute of Technology that allows emergency planners to:

  • Design customized and efficient community reception center (CRC) models.
  • Assess resources and determine minimum needs to conduct population monitoring in the CRC.
  • Determine optimal labor and instrumentation resources for the CRC.
  • Determine the most efficient placement of staff throughout the CRC.
CDCWebsiteClinicians, Public Health Professionals, First Responders

Community Reception Center Simulation Tool for Evaluation and Planning (CRC-STEP)

CRC-STEP is designed to help emergency planners determine the best process flow, resource utilization, and staffing for community reception center (CRC) operations in a radiation emergency response.

CDCWebsiteClinicians, Public Health Professionals, First Responders

Japan Incident - CDC Recommendations for Public Health Follow-Up of Travelers

From 2011: A description of follow-up with travelers identified as contaminated with radioactive mateiral by customs and border protection at US ports of entry.

CDCPDFClinicians, Public health professionals

Japan Incident-- Epidemiology Form for Public Health Follow-Up of Travelers

From 2011: A form to follow-up with travelers and obtain consent in better understanding the results of screening for radioactive materials as a result of being in Japan during the incident at Fukushima Daiichi, Japan in March 2011.

CDCPDFClinicians, Public health professionals

Japan -- CDC Revised Recommendation to Radiation Control Health Physics Staff

From 2011: A revised group of recommendations for follow-up assessment of contaminated travelers by radiation control health physics staff.

CDCPDFClinicians, Public health professionals
 

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