[oema] Resources on Hospital Exercises and Radiation Response


> Hospital Preparedness Exercise Resources,  AHRQ
>
> http://www.ahrq.gov/prep/hospex.htm
>
> These resources can help hospital preparedness exercise coordinators
> plan for, design and develop, conduct, evaluate, and improve hospital
> preparedness exercises.
>
> The Hospital Preparedness Exercises Atlas of Resources and Tools
> describes nearly 200 resources and tools that are available to help
> exercise coordinators meet Federal funding requirements and
> accreditation standards throughout the exercise cycle. Each entry
> provides descriptive and citation information for the resource or
> tool.
>
> The Hospital Preparedness Exercises Guidebook complements the Atlas,
> serving as a reference for planning, conducting, and evaluating
> exercises and for how to comply with accreditation standards and
> Federal guidelines.
>
> The accompanying Hospital Preparedness Exercises Pocket Guide serves
> as a quick reference, summarizing the Guidebook.
>
> Radiation Issues.  ìMedical Aspects of Radiation Incidentsî  Oak Ridge
> Institute for Science and Radiation.  The Radiation Emergency
> Assistance Center/Training Site.  2010.
>
> ttp://orise.orau.gov/reacts/resources/radiation-accident-management.aspx
>
> 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.
>
> 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
>
> Happy Holidays
>
> Gregory T. Banner
>
> MS, CEM
>
> Regional Emergency Coordinator
>
> Rgn I (New England)
>
> US Dpt of Health and Human Services
>
>
>

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