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NPWJM 2016, 3(9): 33-40 Back to browse issues page
Decontamination of Nuclear Injured Individuals
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Introduction: Regarding the ever increasing application and peaceful utility of nuclear energy resources and possibility of using non-conventional weapons, necessity of preparation for nuclear injured people and specifically in military hospitals is inevitable. Preparation of nurses as caring staff would be of great importance in reduction of the event consequences. Therefore, this paper aims at familiarizing the nurses with nuclear injures decontamination.

Materials and methods: The present paper is an overview conducted through library studies and searching websites as SID, Pub Med and Google as well as keywords including "Nurse, crisis, nuclear events" in 2000-2013.

Findings: To encounter the great number of the nuclear events, it is required to have a precise planning and proper educations and training for nurses. Because they are the first responsible individuals in crises and the front line of relief and rescue. Morality reduces among injured people through planning and education. In this paper we are going to discuss about triage, undressing decontaminating the polluted wounds, healthy skins as well as support and treatment of the injured individuals, in details.

Conclusion: Nurses readiness in recognition of nuclear events has a crucial share in crisis management. Nurses must have a strong scientific basis and skills in order to take rapid decisions and to explain them to others. Hence, it is required to provide the nurses with necessity educations in various ways including long term and short term retraining and workshop.

Keywords: Nurse, Crisis, Nuclear events
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/01/16 | Accepted: 2017/01/16 | Published: 2017/01/16
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Decontamination of Nuclear Injured Individuals. NPWJM. 2016; 3 (9) :33-40
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