Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM) Updates
REMM has recently announced updates to the web site (Radiation Emergency Medical Management) from HHS/ASPR and NIH/NLM. This update, the first since March 2019, again includes the option to download REMM to your desktop.
REMM now has more than 456 web pages. We have also added illustrations and videos to many REMM pages and to the REMM Multimedia Library.
What’s New on REMM website, December, 2019
- Major update to the REMM burn page, written in collaboration with physician leaders of the American Burn Association
- Many updates to the REMM Multimedia Library shown on the home page
- Link to 10 newly published official videos which are teaching companions for the US interagency monograph "Radiological Dispersal Device (RDD) Response Guidance, Planning for the first 100 Minutes"
- Updates to REMM’s list of books, handbooks and pamphlets about radiation incidents
- Extensive updates to military textbooks about radiation incidents
- Links to an important online text book about radiation biology and acute and chronic radiation effects from the NIH/NIAID radiation medical countermeasures research consortium
- Updates to handbooks
- Updates to pamphlets
- Updates to illustrations about radiation incident timelines
- Updates to the REMM Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) page
- New links to guidance documents from WHO and Public Health England on drinking water and food safety were added to the Monitoring Radionuclides in Drinking Water and Food page.
- Many updates to the REMM Software Tools page
- Updated links to the many DOE/ORISE/REAC/TS resources
- These include a new video on "Ground and Air Medical Transport of Radiologically Contaminated Patients" which was also added to the Transportation Incidents Involving Radiation page and the REMM Multimedia Library
- Updates to the REMM Myeloid Cytokine References
- Updates to the REMM Resilience and Recovery page
- Updates to the REMM Training page with updated links to available courses
- On the REMM page about Screening People for Contamination, there is now a link to a new document about Guidance for Traveler Screening at Ports of Entry Following an International Radiological Incident (CDC/NARR)
- Link to the new Implementation Guidance for Emergency Response Dosimetry NCRP Commentary No. 28 which is a companion to NCRP Report No. 179
- Updates to REMM Radiation Detection and Survey Devices page
- Updates to references on the Veterinarians page
- Updates to the Public Information Officers page
- Updates to information about the new category of radiation incident responder: the Radiological Operations Support Specialist (ROSS)
- Link to new peer-reviewed article about proposal to establish a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive (CBRNE) Science and the CBRNE Science Medical Operations Science Support Expert (CMOSSE)
- Updated links on the REMM page about pediatric patient management
- From the American Academy of Pediatrics
- See Other Sources
- Updates to references on the REMM transfusion guidelines page
- Updates to the Biodosimetry References list
- Updates to references about Acute Radiation Syndrome (ARS)
- The REMM Team is currently updating Mobile REMM. It is expected to be released soon.