Video: Pre-hospital Practices for Handling a Radiologically Contaminated Patient (12:00)
About this video:
This video was produced by the Department of Energy/Transportation Emergency Preparedness Program (TEPP) for their Modular Emergency Response Radiological Transportation Training (MERRTT) education project. REMM is grateful to TEPP for the opportunity to show this video, which is used as part of their comprehensive professional training program for responders.
This 12:00 minute video has a companion text User Guide (PDF - 696 KB)
Topics: generic medical practices for managing patients potentially contaminated with radioactive material, protecting ambulances from radioactivity, personal protective equipment, triage, patient assessment and management, prioritizing patient response tasks, transport of the victim to the ED, protecting the personnel involved in transport; final tasks
Video refers to Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) version 2000 for first responders