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Contamination/Decontamination: Multimedia Library

Types of Contamination

External contamination, full body
External contamination, full body (Animation)
External contamination, partial body
External contamination, partial body (Animation)
Wound contamination with radioactive shrapnel
Wound contamination with radioactive shrapnel (Animation)
Internal contamination via respiratory tract
Internal contamination via respiratory tract (Animation)
Internal contamination via GI Tract
Internal contamination via digestive tract (Animation)
Internal contamination via radioactive dust in open wounds
Internal contamination via radioactive dust in open wounds (Animation)
Internal contamination to iodine-131 through ingestion
Internal contamination to iodine-131 through ingestion (Illustration)
Incorporation
Incorporation (Illustration)

Contamination vs. Exposure

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

Patient Management

Contamination patient management algorithm
Contamination: diagnose/manage (Algorithm)
Contamination patient management algorithm video tutorial
Video tutorial: management algorithm (YouTube - 3:33 min) (Video)
Countermeasures for internal contamination
Medical countermeasures for internal contamination (Chart)

Exposure + contamination patient management algorithm
Exposure + Contamination (Algorithm)
Prussian blue
Prussian blue, insoluble (Radiogardase®) (Photo)


Hospital approach algorithm
For patients with radiation injury and/or trauma presenting after an IND (Algorithm)

Decontamination

Radiation decontamination
6 part video demonstration from REAC/TS (Video)
Decontamination of children
Decontamination of Children (Video)
onsite management and transport of contaminated patients
Transportation accident involving radioactive material (YouTube - 18:18 min) (Video)
Prehospital management of contaminated patients
Managing contaminated patients at the scene (YouTube - 12:00 min) (Video)

Use shower for external decontamination
Decontamination using shower (Animation)
Decontamination using water from fire trucks
Decontamination using water from fire trucks (Photo)
Decontamination facilities
Decontamination facilities and procedures (Photo)


Decontamination dressdown at a transportation accident involving radioactive material
After a radiation transportation incident (YouTube - 15:59 min) (Video)

Radiation Survey Equipment

Radiation detection devices
Radiation detection devices (Photo)
Radiation survey instruments
Radiation survey instruments (YouTube - 8:51 min) (Video)
External contamination screening with survey equipment
Using hand-held radiation survey equipment (YouTube - 19:02 min) (Video)
External contamination screening with ionizing chamber
Using ionizing chambers (YouTube - 2:50 min) (Video)
External contamination screening with alpha scintillator
Using alpha scintillators (YouTube - 3:54 min) (Video)
Personal dosimeter
Personal dosimeters (Photo)
Radiological dosimetry
Radiological dosimetry (YouTube - 2:02 min) (Video)
How to perform a survey for radiation contamination
How to perform a survey for radiation contamination (Illustration)
Body chart for recording result of radiation survey
Body chart for recording radiation survey (Illustration)

Personal Protection

Civilian respiratory protective equipment
Civilian respiratory protective equipment (Photo)
Military respiratory protective equipment
Military respiratory protective equipment (Photo)
Respirator Safety
Donning (putting on) and doffing (taking off) and user seal checks (Video)
Download Mac plug-in
personal dosimeter
Personal dosimeters (Photo)
Decontamination dressdown at a transportation accident involving radioactive material
After a radiation transportation incident (YouTube - 15:59 min) (Video)
Civilian dermal protection
Civilian dermal protectiive equipment (Photo)
Military dermal protection
Military dermal protective equipment (Photo)
Difference between respirators and surgical masks
The difference between respirators and surgical masks (Video)
Download Mac plug-in
PPE and standard precautions
Advanced PPE and standard precautions (Slides)

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