Guidelines for Handling Decedents Contaminated with Radioactive Materials
Wood, C.M., DePaolo, F., Whitaker, R.D. (2007). Guidelines for Handling Decedents Contaminated with Radioactive Materials. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
These guidelines are intended for medical examiners, coroners, funeral directors, and other mortuary affairs staff. The authors discuss how to manage radioactively contaminated decedents so that medical professionals can deal with issues such as surface contamination, internal contamination, and shrapnel.