From: "Secretary, ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety" <secretary**At_Symbol_Here**DCHAS.ORG>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Radiation Emergency Medical Management website content update
Date: Thu, 8 Sep 2016 08:43:10 -0400
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REMM website updated


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The Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM) Website Team is proud to announce a major content update for August 2016.

Since REMM's last major content and design update in September 2015, significant content updates include but are not limited to the following:

  1. New York City Department of Health gave REMM permission to host and publish their "Field Guide for Health and Safety Officers: Radiological Incidents". This is an extraordinary asset for local planners and first responders.
  2. Major update to the Myeloid Cytokines page reflecting FDA approval of a new drug for neutropenia. This was accompanied by required changes to 
  3. Significant updates to the Protective Actions Guides (PAGs) page reflecting the ongoing updates to the EPA guidance
  4. Inclusion of link to important new video explaining Operational tactics for the first 100 minutes after an outdoor explosive RDD.
  5. Major update to the Potassium Iodide page, reflecting FDA guidance on liquid countermeasures for children and other prescribing information.
  6. Major addition to the multimedia assets content with tools created by CDC
  7. Major update to the content on the Nuclear Power Plant page
  8. Complete redrafting of the radiation Labels and Placards page, with key, new graphics
  9. Major update to the Planners page, including reorganized references to the National Response Framework
  10. Link to important new document about Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) is included on the REMM nuclear detonation page
  11. Link to very important new reference from HHS (Coleman CN, Koerner JF) about using biodosimetry following a large scale radiation incident is included on the REMM biodosimetry references page.
  12. Update to the retrospective assessment of dose information on the software tools page
  13. Update of HHS information including TRACIE (Technical Resources, Assistance Center and Information Exchange)
  14. New links to complete set of IOM (National Academies) monographs on "Crisis Standards of Care", (see volumes 1-7). Links are on the REMM Crisis Standards of Care page.

As always, if you have comments or questions, please Contact Us directly.


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Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM)

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