For Professionals


The Radiation Injury Treatment NetworkSM (RITN) provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment for victims of radiation exposure or other marrow toxic injuries. RITN develops treatment guidelines, educates health care professionals, works to expand the network, and coordinates situation response. RITN is a cooperative effort of the National Marrow Donor Program® (NMDP) and The American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT). 


Information from the Department of Health and Human Services

Guidance on Diagnosis and Treatment for Health Care Providers  

Information from the Centers for Disease Control

Just in Time Training for Hospital Clinicians provides guidance on responding to a radiological incident. This presentation includes a brief overview of the principles of radiation, medical response scenarios, and information on patient triage and treatment.
Emergency Management Pocket Guide PDF
This pocket guide is designed for clinicians, including physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals, who will provide emergency care in a hospital setting following a radiological terrorism incident.

Other Sources of Information 

The  New York Academy of Medicine / National Library of Medicine

Resource Guide for Public Health Preparedness

provides access to more than 1600 electronic publications related to public health preparedness.  


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