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Medical Management of Radiation Emergencies: REAC/TS Launches New RadMed App

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site (REAC/TS) has launched a new RadMed app, providing a wide range of resources on the medical management of radiation incidents that can be downloaded free on mobile devices and utilized while on the go.

The REAC/TS RadMed App includes:

  • Updated eGuide for The Medical Aspects of Radiation Incidents, 5th edition
  • Basic health physics and dose estimation (US and SI Units)
  • Treatment of whole body and acute local radiological illnesses and injuries
  • Assessment and treatment of internal contamination with radioactive materials
  • Patient decontamination
  • Delayed effects of exposure to ionizing radiation
  • Risk and psychological issues
  • Dicentric chromosome assay (DCA)
  • State, federal and international resource database
  • Assessment tools for radiation incident preparedness
  • REAC/TS courses
  • REAC/TS videos
  • Real-Time REAC/TS news
  • Links to partner resources

“The REAC/TS RadMed app offers healthcare professionals, emergency responders and planners, public health professionals and health physicists easy access to essential medical information and resources when dealing with a radiation incident,” said REAC/TS Director Carol Iddins. “We created the RadMed app with our target audiences in mind to provide easy access to the resources they need.”

Visit the RadMed page to learn more about the RadMed app, and download it for free by searching for REAC/TS RadMed in the Apple and Android app stores.

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