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This new full-color edition has been revised and expanded to present the most accurate and up-to-date information on the subject of radiation protection. This third edition continues to offer instruction to radiography students and practitioners on the principles of radiation protection and the safe administration of radiation for the purposes of diagnosis and therapy. In addition to providing the most current facts available regarding personnel and patient safety procedures, new information includes shielding requirements, more data on high-dose fluoroscopy and CT doses, more historical examples of radiation testing, and an update on Chernobyl and Hiroshima survivors, plus more. This text is also an excellent reference for radiology residents, medical physicists, and radiology departments.
* Instructs the radiographer on principles of radiation protection biology and safe administration of X-rays for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes.
• Teaches safety for both patient and equipment administrator.
• Provides a comprehensive overview of the science's history.
The book contains predominantly color illustrations, with some black-and-white illustrations.
1. Introduction to Radiation Protection 2. Radiation Quantities and Units 3. Basic Interactions of X-Radiation with Matter 4. Overview of Cell Biology 5. Radiation Biology 6. Protection of the Patient During Diagnostic Radiologic Procedures 7. Protecting Occupationally Exposed Personnel During Diagnostic Radiologic Procedures 8. Limits for Exposure to Ionizing Radiation 9. Radiation Monitoring