Practical Radiation Protection and Applied Radiobiology / Edition 2

Practical Radiation Protection and Applied Radiobiology / Edition 2

by Steven B. Dowd, Andrew Allen, Elwin R. Tilson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0721675239

ISBN-13: 9780721675237

Pub. Date: 03/26/1999

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The latest edition of this text presents both theory and clinical practice of radiation protection and radiobiology — from X-ray production and nuclear medicine to radiation therapy. Updated to reflect recent regulations, this text serves as a complete review for national certification exams as well as a useful review for clinical practice.

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The latest edition of this text presents both theory and clinical practice of radiation protection and radiobiology — from X-ray production and nuclear medicine to radiation therapy. Updated to reflect recent regulations, this text serves as a complete review for national certification exams as well as a useful review for clinical practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721675237
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/26/1999
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

The Basis for Radiation Protection. The Production of X-Radiation. Ionizing Radiation. Interactions of Radiation with Matter. Cellular Biology and History of Radiobiology. Principles of Radiobiology. Early Effects of Radiation. Late Effects of Radiation. Radiation Safety/Protection and Health Physics. Protecting the Radiographer and Other Workers. Protecting the Patient in Radiography. Radiation Protection in Nuclear Medicine. Applying Radiobiology and Protection to Radiation Therapy. Patient Education. Appendix A: Commonly Used Formulas. Appendix B: A Guide to Radiation Protection Resources on the Internet. Appendix C: The Greek Alphabet. Index.

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