What's New on REMM and the Mobile REMM App?
A summary of the key changes to the REMM web site is listed below, but there are many others that are not listed, especially single references to new publications.
- A major new REMM page about fallout from a nuclear detonation, based on a monograph from DOE/Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Many useful graphics are provided on this page and included in various sections of the REMM multimedia library. Also included are tables with criteria for decontamination based on various professional publications.
- Update to the REMM page about Target Levels for Radiation Decontamination.
- Updates to the Crisis Standards of Care page.
- New video tutorial for the “Exposure and Symptom Triage” (EAST) Tool for assessing radiation exposure after a nuclear detonation. It is based on the EAST Tool publication.
- Four new videos developed by the REMM Team explaining initial medical triage issues after a nuclear detonation to help medical responders understand and plan for initial medical management of patients, and their own response activities in various kinds of medical venues. These are based on the Scarce Resources Project publications.
The 4 video titles are:
- Initial Triage for Patients with Radiation Only
- Initial Triage for Patients with Trauma Only
- Initial Triage for Patients with Combined Injury
- Initial Triage for Patients in the Minimal Triage Category
- Updated references about radiation triage in mass casualties.
- Update to the cytokines page, reflecting FDA approval of new biosimilar myeloid cytokines.
- New information about the Radiological Operations Support Specialist (ROSS) program
- Links to videos
- 4 video set from National Alliance for Radiation Readiness (NARR) for public health workers about planning for and responding to radiation
- Link to video “Saving Lives after Nuclear Detonation” from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) added to multimedia library
- Link to TED-Ed Talk: “Can You Survive Nuclear Fallout”: useful for general public instruction; has companion teaching materials.
- New links to important radiation emergency information from the National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine)..
- Updates to the Respiratory Protection section of the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) page with new information on face masks
- Updates to the REMM Trainers page.
- New links on the REMM Public Information Officer page to many useful radiation infographics aggregated on the RadResponder.net web site, and developed by CDC.
- Added links on several REMM pages to the important 2020 update of the Emergency Response Guidebook from the US DOT, with emphasis on pages relevant to radiation incidents
- New Mobile REMM, version 3.0, is now available on both iOS and Android platform. To get the updated content and improved navigation, go to Download Mobile REMM.
- A short video about the new Mobile REMM app is available on the REMM YouTube channel.
Previous updates for REMM
- REMM August 2021 updates
- REMM February 2021 updates
- REMM August 2020 updates
- REMM December 2019 updates
- REMM March 2019 updates
- REMM February 2017 updates
- REMM August 2016 updates
- REMM September 2015 updates
- REMM November 2014 updates
- REMM April 2014 updates
- REMM 2013 updates
- REMM December 2012 updates
- REMM January 2012 updates
- REMM 2011 updates
- REMM 2010 updates
- REMM 2009 updates
- REMM 2008 updates