Demystifying radiation disaster preparedness

Collier, Roger
June 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/14/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 9, p1002
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the efforts made by Canadian hospitals on the use of a radiation disaster preparedness. It says that one of the concerns among medical providers is that they might be harmed from treating patients contaminated by radiation, but with the use of the basic precautions they can treat radiated patients without harming themselves. It adds that during large-scale radiation emergency, hospitals will need a plan to deal with the rush of patients without contaminating themselves.


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