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    Explain the methods of decontamination used for victims of radiation exposure.

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    One of the scariest events that any emergency medical services or HAZMAT response unit could encounter is that of radioactive material that entails contaminated victims. These units must ensure that they follow standard operation to ensure that the radiation fallout is contained in order to conduct the decontamination process effectively. The initial actions of the units at the scene can have a major impact on the survival rate of victims and exposure to others. Below we'll discuss the ...

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    The following 307 word solution explains the method of decontamination used for victims of radiation exposure and provides references. It includes the step-by-step procedures that must be followed to contain a nuclear or radioactive disaster.