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Additional Information Sources

State and Local Planners Playbook For Medical Response to a Nuclear Detonation

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION SOURCES

Objective: These materials are informative references with definitions, discussion points, and recommendations about topics related to nuclear detonation medical response. These resources are to be used in concert with the Action Steps.


Information Source (IS)

Topic 

Where to locate information

IS #1  Key Principles for Medical Responders  Medical management guidelines available at REMM http://www.remm.nlm.gov/index.html 
IS #2  Structural, Radiation and Medical Response   Planning Guidance 2nd Ed., page 41 available at http://www.remm.nlm.gov/PlanningGuidanceNuclearDetonation.pdf
Also in Appendix Folder
IS #3   RTR description  Planning Guidance 2nd Ed., page 84 available at http://www.remm.nlm.gov/PlanningGuidanceNuclearDetonation.pdf
Also in Appendix Folder
IS #4   MedMap  Access will be available when needed through HHS Secretary’s Operations Center
 IS #5  National Incident Management System (NIMS)  http://www.fema.gov/emergency/nims/
IS #6   Patient Registration and Tracking Planning Guidance 2nd Ed., page 113 also available at http://www.remm.nlm.gov/PlanningGuidanceNuclearDetonation.pdf
Also in Appendix Folder 
IS #7   Public Health Announcements  Planning Guidance 2nd Ed., pages 121-124 also available at http://www.remm.nlm.gov/PlanningGuidanceNuclearDetonation.pdf
Also in Appendix Folder
IS #8  Scarce Resources environment   Scarce resources paper Scarce resources Figure #4 and AHRQ Medical Mass Care Guide http://www.ahrq.gov/research/mce/mceguide.pdf
 IS #9 Strategic National Stockpile (SNS)   SNS- http://www.bt.cdc.gov/Stockpile/
IS #10  Establishment/Activation Of a Missing Persons Hotline/Internet Site   Planning Guidance 2nd Ed., pg 113 available at http://www.remm.nlm.gov/PlanningGuidanceNuclearDetonation.pdf
Also in Appendix Folder
IS #11   Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM)  General REMM information: http://www.remm.nlm.gov/index.html
Injury related information:
http://www.remm.nlm.gov/radtrauma.htm ; http://www.remm.nlm.gov/burns.htm
 IS #12  Mass fatality planning  Planning Guidance 2nd Ed., pages 96-97  available at http://www.remm.nlm.gov/PlanningGuidanceNuclearDetonation.pdf
Also in Appendix Folder
IS #13  Psychological issues  Planning Guidance 2nd Ed., pages 93-96 available at http://www.remm.nlm.gov/PlanningGuidanceNuclearDetonation.pdf 
IS #14   Scarce Resources Triage Guidelines  Scarce Resources Manuscript for triage (#9 and #10); Scarce Resource Ethics Manuscript # 4;  http://www.ahrq.gov/research/mce/mceguide.pdf
Scarce Resources
IS #15  Radiation Injury Treatment (RITN)   http://www.nmdp.org/RITN/
IS #16   Decontamination Operations-Persons Planning Guidance 2nd Ed., page 110-112 also available http://www.remm.nlm.gov/PlanningGuidanceNuclearDetonation.pdf 
 IS #17  Scarce Resources for a Nuclear Detonation Series published in Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. ​
http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayIssue?decade=2010&jid=DMP&volumeId=5&issueId=S1&iid=8848870
IS #18   National Disaster Medical System (NDMS)  http://www.phe.gov/Preparedness/responders/ndms/Pages/default.aspx
IS #19 Protective Action Guidelines http://www.fema.gov/good_guidance/download/10260
IS #20 National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)- Radiological Assistance Program http://nnsa.energy.gov/aboutus/ourprograms/
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