Essentials of Radiation Biology and Protection / Edition 1

Essentials of Radiation Biology and Protection / Edition 1

by Steven Forshier
     
 

ISBN-10: 0766813304

ISBN-13: 9780766813304

Pub. Date: 12/30/2001

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Radiation Biology and Protection is designed to teach radiologic sciences students how and why they can protect their patients and themselves from harmful radiation. The theory of radiation biology and protection is examined in conjunction with how protection procedures are applied in the clinical setting. The book is clearly written in an easy to understand

Overview

Radiation Biology and Protection is designed to teach radiologic sciences students how and why they can protect their patients and themselves from harmful radiation. The theory of radiation biology and protection is examined in conjunction with how protection procedures are applied in the clinical setting. The book is clearly written in an easy to understand narrative and illustrated with color photographs to facilitate comprehension. This text provides current regulations and recommendations for the radiologic sciences and complies with the educational requirements required of practicing radiologists by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT). Ideal for students enrolled in radiology courses, or as a review by graduate radiographers, radiology residents and practicing radiologists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766813304
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/30/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

SECTION I: THEORY AND CONCEPTS. History of Radiobiology. Cellular Anatomy and Physiology. Cellular Effects of Radiation. SECTION II: BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF RADIATION EXPOSURE. Effects of Initial Exposure to Radiation. Effects of Long Term Exposure to Radiation. SECTION III: RADIATION PROTECTION. Protection of Personnel. Protection of Patients. Bibliography. Glossary.

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