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Japan Disasters Topic Page from the US National Library of Medicine (NLM)

Japan Disasters Topic Page from the US National Library of Medicine (NLM)

From the NLM-TOX-ENVIRO-HEALTH-L listserv (Week of  March 15)

A new page of links to information on Japan Earthquake, Tsunami, and Radiation Event – March 2011 is now available at

The resources on this page may help with understanding the health issues related to the devastating Japan earthquake, tsunami, and possible nuclear power plant disruptions. Resources from the National Library of Medicine, US federal agencies, and other key resources are listed for responders, health professionals, and the general public.

A reminder of the clinician tools for radiation emergency management

Clinicians who need to learn about assessing and managing radiation emergencies are urged to use the Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM) web site at Selected key files from REMM are also available for downloading on mobile devices from The entire REMM web site can be downloaded to a laptop or desktop computer for use where there is no Internet connection.

March 17, 2011 - Posted by | Consumer Health, Professional Health Care Resources, Public Health

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