NLM® Resource Update: REMM Now Available as a Free iPhone®/iPod touch® App
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The National Library of Medicine® Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM) is now available as a free iPhone/iPod touch App.
You can download it from iTunes®, or search for "radiation emergency" at the iTunes Store.
Mobile REMM can also be downloaded to other mobile platforms (Blackberry®, Windows Mobile®, and Palm®).
REMM is produced by the US 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.
NLM® Resource Update: REMM Now Available as a Free iPhone®/iPod touch® App. NLM Tech Bull. 2010 May-Jun;(374):e12.