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Medical Principles for the Management of a “Dirty Bomb”

  • Mauricio Lynn
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Abstract

“Dirty bomb” is an explosive device (ex: TNT) with the addition of radioactive material.

It is also named radiation dispersal device (RDD).

Keywords

Dirty bomb Radiation Explosive device Triage Plastic rolls 

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© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Department of SurgeryMiamiUSA

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