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Generic Procedures for Medical Response During a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency

Emergency Preparedness and Response

Superseded by: Emergency Preparedness and Response -

English EPR-MEDICAL (2005)

¦ Date published: 2005

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The aim of this manual is to provide the medical community with practical guidance for medical emergency preparedness and response, describing the tasks and actions of different members of the national, regional or local medical infrastructure in accordance with international standards. This document provides generic response procedures for medical personnel responding to different types of radiation emergencies and at the different stages of the emergency response (at the scene of the emergency, pre-hospital, hospital), and during the early post-emergency stage (about 1-2 months afterwards).

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