Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography / Edition 4

Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography / Edition 4

by Kelli Haynes, E. Russell Ritenour, Paul J. Visconti, E. Russell Ritenour
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323014526

ISBN-13: 9780323014526

Pub. Date: 04/28/2002

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Thoroughly updated and revised, this time-tested features full color illustrations and a vibrant, easy-to-use design. Information is presented in a style that builds from basic to more complex concepts. It covers essential information on the biological effects of ionizing radiation and radiation protection, helping readers ensure the safe medical use of ionizing

Overview

Thoroughly updated and revised, this time-tested features full color illustrations and a vibrant, easy-to-use design. Information is presented in a style that builds from basic to more complex concepts. It covers essential information on the biological effects of ionizing radiation and radiation protection, helping readers ensure the safe medical use of ionizing radiation. The book also discusses radiation physics, cell structure, effects of radiation on humans at the cellular and systemic levels, regulatory and advisory limits for human exposure to radiation, and the implementation of patient and personnel radiation protection practices. The 4th edition features new illustrations, more review questions, and extensive new and updated material throughout.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323014526
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/28/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

• Introduction to Radiation Protection
• Basic Interaction of X-Radiation with Matter
• Radiation Quantities and Units
• Limits for Exposure to Ionizing Radiation
• Overview of Cell Biology
• Radiation Biology
• Protection of the Patient
• Protection of Occupationally Exposed Personnel
• Radiation Monitoring
• Glossary
Answers to Review Questions Appendix A. Important Relationships and Interaction Appendix B. Periodic Table of the Elements Appendix C. Metric System Equivalents for Length Appendix D. Consumer-Patient Radiation Health and Safety Act of 1981

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