Radiation Accidents and Their Management Emphasis on the Role of Nuclear Medicine Professionals
Bomanji, J.B., Novruzov, F., and Vinjamuri, S. (2014). Radiation Accidents and Their Management: Emphasis on the Role of Nuclear Medicine Professionals. Nuclear Medicine Communications. 35(10):995-1002.
This article summarizes protocols for decontaminating, assessing, and treating casualties of radiation accidents, and advocates for nuclear medicine specialists to be part of the multidisciplinary care team for these patients. Several relevant tables are also provided in the article.