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Senior Leaders for Medical Planning and Response to a Radiation Incident

  • Issues for medical planning and response to a mass casualty radiation incident will vary with
    • Nature, severity, cause, and location of the radiation incident
    • Agency in which the Leader is operating and its own rules and regulations
    • Leadership role of the official
  • Medical practice, standards of care, available assets, Concept of Operations, and liability issues are complex and each practitioner should consult with experts in his/her venue and organization.

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GAO Reports on Radiological and Nuclear Preparedness

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