Handling of Radiation Accident Patients: by Paramedical and Hospital Personnel Second Edition, 2nd Edition (Hardback) book cover

Handling of Radiation Accident Patients

by Paramedical and Hospital Personnel Second Edition, 2nd Edition

By Thomas A. Carder

CRC Press

228 pages

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This book provides guidelines, procedures, and techniques for emergency support personnel involved with handling radiation accident patients. Prepared by a former emergency medical responder, this book amplifies the level of radiological response training provided to emergency medical technicians and emergency room physicians and nurses. Supporting graphics, references, and a glossary help readers understand the critical aspects of emergency trauma treatment.

Table of Contents

1. Basic Radiological Science 2. Exposure and Contamination 3. Radiation Injuries 4. Radiation Detection 5. Recognition of Radioactive Materials 6. Extrication and Treatment 7. Disrobing the Radioactively Contaminated Patient and Radiological Survey Techniques

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Emergency Medicine