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NLM Exhibit at Continuing Challenge Hazmap Emergency Response Workshop in Sacramento

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Division of Specialized Information Services (SIS) will feature several of its resources at the upcoming 2011 Continuing Challenge Hazmap Emergency Response Workshop September 6-9, 2011, at the Radisson Hotel in Sacramento, CA. The workshop seeks to provide safe response training for all emergency responders to hazardous materials incidents affecting public health and the environment.

At the NLM exhibit booth, #41P, there will be information about various resources and demonstrations, including:

• WISER: (Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders) Provides a wide range of information on hazardous substances, including substance identification support, physical characteristics, human health information, and containment and suppression advice.

• REMM: (Radiation Emergency Medical Management) Provides information for health care providers about clinical diagnosis and treatment of radiation and other injuries anticipated following radiological and nuclear emergencies.

• CHEMM: (Chemical Hazards Emergency Medical Management) Enables first responders and other healthcare providers and planners to plan for, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the effects of mass-casualty incidents involving accidental or terrorist chemical releases.

The Continuing Challenge Hazmap Emergency Response Workshop will be held at:

Radisson Hotel – Sacramento
500 Leisure Lane
Sacramento, CA 95815
(916) 922-2020

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