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Information for Clinicians

Emergency services physicians and nurses will be among the first clinicians to see and treat victims of radiation emergencies. Clinicians of all specialties will be responsible for providing care and information to:

  • Patients admitted to the hospital
  • Patients presenting for follow-up care
  • Concerned individuals
  • Others with questions about health effects related to the emergency

To help clinicians develop plans and response capacity for radiation emergencies, CDC has the following resources:

Patient Management

Guidelines and Recommendations

Training

Radiological Terrorism:
Tool Kit for Emergency Services Clinicians

A free tool kit for planning and response

Clinicians Tool Kit

To order copies that include this material and information on a medical response to nuclear/radiological terrorism and the role of public health in a nuclear/radiological incident, please send an e-mail to cdcinfo@cdc.gov or call 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636); TTY: (888) 232-6348.
 

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