Both of these news releases come from the National Library of Medicine, the people that brought you Wiser, and I would recommend signing up for their newsletter here

First up is REMM - the Radiation Emergency Medical Management - improvements. REMM, like Wiser, is a free website and mobile Appfor the radiation management professional (more information here). Both versions of REMM have now been updated. The main site includes:
1. Managing Acute Radiation Syndrome (ARS): Interactive tool: completely redesigned, with clinical assessments, treatment suggestions, suggestion for referral venues
2. Top 10 Items for Radiation Emergencies: new page
3. How to Perform a Radiation Survey
4. Target Levels for Decontamination of People
5. Biodosimetry Bibliography: new page, improved navigation, many new references
6. Radiation Units and Conversions: new interactive tools for unit conversions
7. Understanding Radiation: new videos incorporated and new sections
8. Radiological Dispersal Device: new guidance about safety and response perimeters
9. Training and Education: new offerings from several US agencies
10. Multimedia Library: new elements in many sections
11. Emergency Contacts: updated for many US government agencies
12. REMM bibliography: many new entries

While the mobile version now has:
1. App has been completely redesigned for easier use and faster navigation (Tutorial Here)
2. Dose Estimator: faster data entry for vomiting and lymphocyte depletion kinetics tools
3. New tools from REMM now available on Mobile REMM
o Scarce Resources for Interactive Triage Tool for Use after IND Detonation
o SALT triage system for radiation emergencies
4. Updated emergency contact information
5. Mobile platform compatibility updated: iPhone and Androids compatibility remains up to date, newer BlackBerry operating system, BlackBerry 10, is now supported; but older ones (BlackBerry 7 OS and earlier) are not.

In addition to that the National Library of Medicine (NLM) announced a funding opportunity for small projects to improve access to disaster medicine and public health information for health care professionals, first responders and others that play a role in health-related disaster preparedness, response and recovery. NLM is soliciting proposals from partnerships in the U.S. that include at least one library and at least one organization that has disaster-related responsibilities, such as health departments, public safety departments, emergency management departments, pre-hospital and emergency medical services, fire/rescue, or other local, regional, or state agencies with disaster health responsibilities; hospitals; faith-based and voluntary organizations active in disaster; and others. The contract awards are up to $30,000 and you can find the solicitation here

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