By Topic – Countermeasures
|Public Health Radiological/Nuclear Preparedness Webinar This August 2017 webinar provides discussion of the priority public health actions for state and local radiological/nuclear response, as well as an outline of CDC resources to assist with public health planning, particularly for a nuclear detonation.||CDC||Website||Public, Public Health Professionals, Clinicians, First Responders|
|Where to Go in a Radiation Emergency This animated infographic shows the best way to shelter in place in a radiation emergency.||CDC||Video||Public, Public Health Professionals, Clinicians, First Responders|
|Determining Deaths from a Radiation Emergency This fact sheet helps medical certifiers such as medical examiners and coroners understand the health effects of radiation so that they can accurately determine the illnesses or injuries that caused the death.||CDC||Website||Medical Examiners|
|Filgrastim (Neupogen®): A Fact Sheet for Clinicians Some medical treatments are available for limiting or removing internal contamination depending on the type of radioactive material involved. Click here for more information on the treatment Filgrastim (also known as Neupogen®). This link includes information on how this treatment works, when and how it should be administered, and possible side effects.||CDC||Website||Clinicians|
|Cutaneous Radiation Injury (CRI) Information for clinicians on Cutaneous Radiation Injury.||CDC||Website||Clinicians|
|Strategic National Stockpile A description of the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS), part of the federal medical response infrastructure that can supplement medical countermeasures needed by states, tribal nations, territories and the largest metropolitan areas during public health emergencies.||CDC||Website||Clinicians, Public Health Professionals, First Responders, Medical Examiners|
|How Potassium Iodide (KI) Works
An infographic detailing what potassium iodide (KI) is, how it works and when you should or should not take it.
More information can be found at Countermeasures: Potassium Iodide.
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|How Prussian Blue Works
An infographic detailing what Prussian blue is, how it works and when you should or should not take it.
More information can be found at Countermeasures: Prussian Blue.
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|Training: Medical Countermeasures for Radiation Exposure and Contamination Medical Countermeasures for Radiation Exposure and Contamination is a training module that aids in better understanding what medical countermeasures (treatments) are available for radiation exposure and contamination, how they work, and how and when they should be used.||CDC||Website||Clinicians, Public Health Professionals, First Responders, Medical examiners|
|Educational Videos — Protective Actions, Pharmaceutical Countermeasures, and Health Effects These videos describe what protective actions you can take in a radiation emergency, the possible health effects of radiation exposure and contamination, and medical treatments that may be available to you.||CDC||Video||Clinicians, Public Health Professionals, First Responders, Medical Examiners|