REMM Available for Mobile Devices
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T he Radiation Event Medical Management System (REMM) is available for download to mobile devices (Blackberry®, Windows Mobile®, Palm®) with selected key files from the full online version.
To download REMM directly to your Blackberry, click on the following link from your Blackberry e-mail and follow the directions: http://remm.nlm.gov/mremm/blackberry/ota/mremm.jad
REMM is produced by the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, Office of Planning and Emergency Operations, in cooperation with the National Library of Medicine®, Division of Specialized Information Services, with subject matter experts from the National Cancer Institute, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and many US and international consultants.
- Guidance for health care providers, primarily physicians, about clinical diagnosis and treatment during mass casualty radiological/nuclear (rad/nuc) events;
- Just-in-time, evidence-based, usable information with sufficient background and context to make complex issues understandable to those without formal radiation medicine expertise;
- Web-based information that is also downloadable in advance, so that it would be available during an event if the internet is not accessible.
REMM Available for Mobile Devices. NLM Tech Bull. 2008 Nov-Dec (365):e24.