Physics With Health Science Applications

Physics With Health Science Applications

by Paul Peter Urone
     
 

ISBN-10: 0060467320

ISBN-13: 9780060467326

Pub. Date: 01/01/1985

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers, Inc.

An accessible, algebra-based text covering the introductory physics necessary for applied health and nursing. Presentation integrates health science applications throughout. Excellent illustrations support the exposition. Chapters contain over 100 worked examples, over 450 review questions, and more than 550 end-of-chapter problems graded according to difficulty.…  See more details below

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An accessible, algebra-based text covering the introductory physics necessary for applied health and nursing. Presentation integrates health science applications throughout. Excellent illustrations support the exposition. Chapters contain over 100 worked examples, over 450 review questions, and more than 550 end-of-chapter problems graded according to difficulty. Offers discussion of the latest applications such as ionizing radiation and radiation doses, nuclear imaging techniques, CT scanners, ultrasound techniques, artificial hearts, and laser surgery.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780060467326
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/1985
Pages:
496

Table of Contents

Motion.
Force.
Work, Energy, and Power.
Temperature and Heat.
Fluids and Pressure.
Biological and Medical Applications of Pressures and Fluids.
Elasticity and Waves; Sound.
Sound and Hearing.
Introduction to Electricity and Magnetism.
Simple Electric Circuits.
Electrical Safety.
Bioelectricity.
Geometrical Optics.
Vision.
Electromagnetic Radiation: Introduction to Modern Physics.
Atomic Physics.
Radioactivity and Nuclear Physics.
Appendices.
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems.
Index.

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