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.
This work overviews radiation biology and protection concepts for students in a one-semester course designed to examine the theory of radiation biology and protection along with the application of safety measures in the clinical setting. Current regulations and recommendations covered are in compliance with the educational requirements established by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists. Learning features include a glossary, quizes, objectives, and case studies. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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.