chapter  30
12 Pages

Hospital Preparation for Radiation Accidents

Introduction ....................................................................................................................................425 Communications.............................................................................................................................426 Area Designation............................................................................................................................427 Supplies ..........................................................................................................................................428 Area Setup......................................................................................................................................429 Floor Covering ...............................................................................................................................430 Ventilation ......................................................................................................................................431 Patient Decontamination ................................................................................................................431 Shielding.........................................................................................................................................431 Protective Clothing.........................................................................................................................432 Instrumentation...............................................................................................................................432 Procedures ......................................................................................................................................433 Security...........................................................................................................................................434 Drills...............................................................................................................................................434 Summary ........................................................................................................................................434 References ......................................................................................................................................434