Decontamination of Children (HHS/AHRQ) provides a step-by-step decontamination demonstration in real time, and trains clinicians about the nuances of treating infants and children, who require special attention during decontamination.
For example, children may be frightened not only by the emergency situation itself, but also by the decontamination process as well.
Decontamination of children also takes longer than decontamination of adults.
Video focuses on chemical decontamination, but radiation decontamination is similar.
Some of the differences between chemical and radiation decontamination include: