U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. (2012). Medical Planning and Response Manual for a Nuclear Detonation Incident: A Practical Response Guide.
This comprehensive document provides emergency planners with information not only on the effects of radiation and how to measure and treat them, but also on how to communicate during a radiological or nuclear emergency. It also describes federal response roles and the distribution of medical countermeasures for acute radiation sickness in an environment of scarce resources.