Dose Estimator (Biodosimetry Tools)

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Dose Estimator (Biodosimetry Tools)

Description

The Dose Estimator (biodosimetry tools) can be used by providers to guide the needed therapy for patients with acute radiation syndrome.

The Dose Estimator addresses the following topics:

  1. Estimate exposure dose–Dose estimator:
    • Onset of vomiting
    • Lymphocyte depletion kinetics
    • Dicentric chromosomes
  2. Explaining biodosimetry
  3. Suggest hematopoietic subsyndrome treatment, based on exposure dose and event size
  4. Biodosimetry based on acute photon-equivalent exposures

Developer:

National Library of Medicine, Division of Specialized Information Services; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Planning and Emergency Operations; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response

Funding Sources:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

History

Release Date: 2007
Original Summary: March 2007
Last Updated: 04/11/08

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