As part of its mission to provide continuing education for
personnel responsible for treating radiation injuries, REAC/TS hosted the Fifth International REAC/TS Symposium on the Medical Basis for Radiation-Accident Preparedness symposium and has published the proceedings as The Medical Basis for Radiation-Accident Preparedness: Medical
This symposium attracted 198 participants from 18 countries who came to hear 37 experts to discuss the advances in the diagnosis and management of radiation emergencies and illnesses.
A biodosimetry workshop followed the symposium and featured a number of discussions related to basic, translational, and clinical research involving use of multiple biodosimetry assays for radiation injury and dose assessment.
Learn more about the the presentation topics by viewing the table of contents with selected abstracts (PDF, 94 KB).
The Medical Aspects of Radiation Incidents is an electronic document for medical professionals treating victims of radiation exposure.