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Exposure (Acute Radiation Syndrome): Multimedia Library

Types of Exposure

Whole body exposure
Whole body exposure (Animation)
Partial body exposure
Partial body exposure (Animation)

Contamination vs. Exposure

Contamination vs. exposure
Differences between contamination and exposure (Animation)

Acute Radiation Syndrome

Time/dose effects of ARS
Time/dose effects of ARS (Chart)
Time phases of ARS
Time phases of ARS (Chart)
lethality as a function of dose and LD50/60
Lethality as a Function of Dose and LD50/60 (Graph)
Time to onset of vomiting and dose
Time to onset of vomiting and dose (Graph)
Dose Estimator
Dose Estimator for Exposure: 3 biodosimetry tools (Tool)
Managing ARS subsyndromes
Managing 4 ARS subsyndromes (Tool)



Patient Management

Exposure (ARS) patient management algorithm
Exposure: diagnose/ manage Acute Radiation Syndrome (Algorithm)
Exposure (ARS) patient management algorithm video tutorial
Video tutorial: management algorithm (YouTube - 2:09 min)(Video)
Dose Estimator
Dose Estimator for Exposure: 3 biodosimetry tools (Tool)
Triage categories and cytokine use after nuclear detonation
Triage category and cytokine use after nuclear detonation (Tool)
Managing ARS subsyndromes
Managing 4 ARS subsyndromes (Tool)


Exposure + contamination patient management algorithm
Exposure + Contamination (Algorithm)
Cytokines
White cell growth factors/cytokines (Chart)


Irradiation of blood products
Irradiation of blood products (Illustration)
Physical exams
Targeted physical exams after nuclear detonation (Chart)
Hospital approach algorithm
For patients with radiation injury and/or trauma presenting after an IND (Algorithm)

Radiation Shielding

Types of ionizing radiation and shielding required
Ionizing radiation and shielding required (YouTube - 1:44 min) (Video)
Types of ionizing radiation and shielding required
Types of ionizing radiation and shielding required (Illustration)
Factors that Decrease Radiation from Exposure: Time, Distance, Shielding
Factors that decrease radiation from exposure: time, distance, shielding (Illustration)
Radiation shielding
Radiation shielding (Illustration)
Radiation shielding
Radiation shielding (Animation)

Radiation Effects on Blood Counts

Lymphocyte depletion kinetics
Lymphocyte depletion kinetics graph (Graph)
Radiation effects on blood counts
Radiation effects on blood counts (Graph)
Radiation effects on blood counts
Radiation effects on blood counts (Graph)
Radiation effects on neutrophil counts
Radiation effects on blood counts (Graph)

Radiation Effects on Chromosomes

Chromosome aberrations - dicentric chromosome
Chromosome aberrations - dicentric chromosomes (Illustration)
Dicentric chromosomes
Chromosome aberrations - dicentric chromosomes (Illustration)
Metaphase Dicentric Assay
Conventional lymphocyte metaphase-dicentric assay (Illustration)
Scoring of Dicentric Chromosomes
Scoring of dicentrics (Photo)
Cytogenetic biodosimetry process
Cytogenetic biodosimetry process (Video)

Cutaneous Signs of ARS

How to Recognize and Initially Respond to an Accidental Radiation Injury
How to recognize an accidental radiation injury (Photo)
Thermal skin burns
Thermal skin burns: example after nuclear blast (Photo)
Cutaneous skin injuries
Cutaneous radiation syndrome - gallery of clinical photos (Photo)
Simulated RED on skin illustrating dose attenuation
Simulated RED on skin illustrating dose attenuation (Animation)

Video Tutorials

Exposure (ARS) patient management algorithm video tutorial
Video tutorial: management algorithm (YouTube - 2:09 min)(Video)
Triage categories and cytokine use after nuclear detonation video tutorial
Video tutorial: triage tool (YouTube - 2:41 min) (Video)
Managing ARS subsyndromes video tutorial
Video tutorial: ARS subsyndromes (YouTube 6:40 min) (Video)
Dose Estimator video tutorial
Video tutorial: dose estimator (YouTube - 2:33 min) (Video)

Time/dose effects of ARS video tutorial
Video tutorial: ARS time/dose effects (YouTube - 2:02 min) (Video)
Time phases of ARS video tutorial
Video tutorial: ARS time phases (YouTube - 2:58 min) (Video)

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