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.

chapter 1|34 pages

Basic Radiological Science

chapter 2|28 pages

Exposure and Contamination

chapter 3|26 pages

Radiation Injuries

chapter 4|36 pages

Radiation Detection

chapter 5|10 pages

Recognition of Radioactive Materials

chapter 6|34 pages

Extrication and Treatment