More Resources from NLM for Japan

posted on the BHIC Blog:

 

RADIATION RESOURCES:

Clinicians who need to learn more about assessing and managing radiation emergencies can turn to the Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM) web site at http://remm.nlm.gov. Selected, key files from REMM are also available for downloading on mobile devices from http://www.remm.nlm.gov/downloadmremm.htm.

For a general audience, see the MedlinePlus pages on:
Radiation Emergencies
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/radiationemergencies.html

Radiation Exposure
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/radiationexposure.html

TSUNAMIS, EARTHQUAKES:

For earthquake information for responders and health professionals, see the “Earthquakes-Resources for Response and Recovery” page at http://disasterinfo.nlm.nih.gov/dimrc/earthquakes.html.

MedlinePlus has topic pages on earthquakes and tsunamis in English and Spanish. Although not intended to be specific to the current events in Japan, these pages give background information for a general audience:

Tsunamis
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/tsunamis.html
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/spanish/tsunamis.html

Earthquakes

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/earthquakes.html

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/spanish/earthquakes.html

 

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