ACPSEM - Australian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine
AFRRI - Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute
AHPPC - Australian Health Protection Principal Committee
AIR - Australian Institute of Radiography
ALARA - As Low As Reasonably Achievable
ALI - Annual Limit of Intake
Am - Americium
ANSTO - Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation
ANZSNM - Australian and New Zealand Society of Nuclear Medicine
ANZSNMT - Australian and New Zealand Society of Nuclear Medicine Technologist
ARPANSA - Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency
ARPS - Australian Radiation Protection Society
ARS - Acute Radiation Syndrome
BAT - Biodosimetry Assessment Tool
Bq - Becquerels
BSA - Body Surface Area
Ca - Calcium
CBMN - Cytokinesis Block Micronucleus
CBRN - Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear
CCs - Collaborating Centres
CDC - United States Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CEDE - Committed Effective Dose Equivalent
CNS - Central Nervous System
Co - Cobalt
CRI - Cutaneous Radiation Injury
CRS - Chronic Radiation Syndrome
Cs - Caesium
CSIRO - Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
CT - Computed Tomography
DMPS - 2,3-Dimercapto-1-propanesulfonic acid
DMSA - Dimercapto-succinic acid (Succimer)
DNA - Deoxyribonucleic Acid
DPM - Disintegrations per minute
DTPA - Diethylene Triamine Penta-acetic Acid
DVI - Disaster Victim Identification
ECG - Electrocardiogram
ED - Emergency Department
EPR - Electron Paramagnetic Resonance
ESO - Emergency Service Organisation
ESR - Electron Spin Resonance
FBE - Full Blood Examination
FISH - Fluorescent In Situ Hybridisation
G-CSF - Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor
GM-CSF - Granulocyte Macrophage Colony-Stimulating Factor
GvHD - Graft versus Host Disease
Gy - Gray
HAZMAT - Hazardous Materials
HBV - Hepatitis B Virus
HCV - Hepatitis C Virus
HIV - Human Immunodeficiency Virus
HSANZ - Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand
I - Iodine
IATA - International Air Transport Association
ICRP - International Commission on Radiological Protection
Ir - Iridium
ISO - International Organisation for Standardisation
KGF - Keratinocyte Growth Factor
KI - Potassium Iodide
LD - Lethal Dose
LET - Linear Energy Transfer
LIs - Liaison Institutions
LNT - Linear, no-threshold
MN - Micronucleus
MOGA - Medical Oncology Group of Australia
MRI - Magnetic Resonance Imaging
NaI - Sodium Iodide
NCRP - National Council on Radiation Protection
NPB - Nucleoplasmic Bridge
NPW - Nuclear Powered Warships
NRC/EUR - Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Europe
NSAIDS - Non-steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
OPAL - Open Pool Australian Lightwater reactor, ANSTO
PCC - Premature Chromosome Condensation
PEG-rHuMGDF - Pegylated recombinant Human Megakaryocyte Growth and Development Factor
PMCC - Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Po - Polonium
PPE - Personal Protective Equipment
Pu - Plutonium
Ra - Radium
RACP - Royal Australian College of Physicians
RBC - Red blood cell
RDD - Radiation Dispersal Device
RED - Radiation Exposure Device
REMPAN - Radiation Emergency Medical Preparedness and Assistance Network
RiMOD - Radiation-induced Multi-Organ Dysfunction
RSO - Radiation Safety Officer
Sr - Strontium
Sv - Sievert
TBq - Tera-becquerel
TEDE - Total Effective Dose Equivalent
Th - Thorium
U - Uranium
UN - United Nations
UV - Ultraviolet
WB - Whole Body
WBC - White blood cell
WHO - World Health Organization
Y - Yttrium
Zn - Zinc