Medical management of the acute radiation syndrome: recommendations of the Strategic National Stockpile Radiation Working Group.

  title={Medical management of the acute radiation syndrome: recommendations of the Strategic National Stockpile Radiation Working Group.},
  author={Jamie K. Waselenko and Thomas J Macvittie and William F. Blakely and Nicki T. Pesik and Albert L Wiley and William E Dickerson and H. Tsu and Dennis L. Confer and C. Norman Coleman and T. P. Seed and Patrick S Lowry and James Olen Armitage and Nicholas Dainiak},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  volume={140 12},
Who developed these guidelines? The Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) is a government-sponsored organization that works with government and nongovernment partners to upgrade the public health capacity of the United States to respond to national emergencies. One mission of the SNS is to supply large quantities of essential medical material to the public during an emergency. What is the problem and what is known about it so far? Radioactive materials are among the potential weapons that… CONTINUE READING
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