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Title: Emergency Medical Rescue in a Radiation Environment

Abstract

Previous experience with emergency medical rescues in the presence of radiation or contamination indicates that the training provided to emergency responders is not always appropriate. A new course developed at Los Alamos includes specific procedures for emergency response in a variety of radiological conditions.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab., NM (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
US Department of Energy (US)
OSTI Identifier:
759109
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-99-3160
TRN: US0004298
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-36
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: American Nuclear Society's 7th Topical Meeting on Emergency Preparedness and Response, Santa Fe, NM (US), 09/14/1999--09/17/1999; Other Information: PBD: 14 Sep 1999
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
61 RADIATION PROTECTION AND DOSIMETRY; CONTAMINATION; RADIATION ACCIDENTS; TRAINING; EMERGENCY PLANS; MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS

Citation Formats

Briesmeister, L., Ellington, Y., Hollis, R., Kunzman, J., McNaughton, M., Ramsey, G., Somers, B., Turner, A., and Finn, J. Emergency Medical Rescue in a Radiation Environment. United States: N. p., 1999. Web.
Briesmeister, L., Ellington, Y., Hollis, R., Kunzman, J., McNaughton, M., Ramsey, G., Somers, B., Turner, A., & Finn, J. Emergency Medical Rescue in a Radiation Environment. United States.
Briesmeister, L., Ellington, Y., Hollis, R., Kunzman, J., McNaughton, M., Ramsey, G., Somers, B., Turner, A., and Finn, J. Tue . "Emergency Medical Rescue in a Radiation Environment". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/759109.
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title = {Emergency Medical Rescue in a Radiation Environment},
author = {Briesmeister, L. and Ellington, Y. and Hollis, R. and Kunzman, J. and McNaughton, M. and Ramsey, G. and Somers, B. and Turner, A. and Finn, J.},
abstractNote = {Previous experience with emergency medical rescues in the presence of radiation or contamination indicates that the training provided to emergency responders is not always appropriate. A new course developed at Los Alamos includes specific procedures for emergency response in a variety of radiological conditions.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1999},
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