ISBN-10:
0323446663
ISBN-13:
9780323446662
Pub. Date:
11/10/2017
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography / Edition 8

Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography / Edition 8

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ISBN-13: 9780323446662
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 11/10/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 392
Sales rank: 160,663
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1.Introduction to Radiation Protection
2.Radiation: Types, Sources, and Doses Received
3.Interaction of X-Radiation with Matter
4.Radiation Quantities and Units
5.Radiation Monitoring
6.Overview of Cell Biology
7.Molecular and Cellular Radiation Biology
8.Early Tissue Reactions and Their Effects on Organ Systems
9.Stochastic Effects and Late Tissue Reactions of Radiation in Organ Systems
10.Dose Limits for Exposure to Ionizing Radiation
11.Equipment Design for Radiation Protection
12.Management of Patient Radiation Dose During Diagnostic X-Ray Procedures
13.Radiation Safety in Computed Tomography and Mammography
14.Management of Imaging Personnel Radiation Dose During Diagnostic X-Ray Procedures
15.Radioisotopes and Radiation Protection

Appendices
A.Relationship Between Systems of Units
B.Standard Designations for Metric System Lengths, Electron Volts, Energy Levels, and Frequency Spectrum Ranges
C.Periodic Table of Elements
D.Chance of a 50KeV Photon Interacting with Atoms of Tissue as It Travels Through 5 cm of Soft Tissue
E.Relationship Among Photons, Electromagnetic Waves, Wavelengths, and Energy
F.Electron Shell Structure of the Atom
G.Compton Interaction
H.Revision of 10 CFR Part 35*
I.Consumer-Patient Radiation Health and Safety Act of 1981*
J.Image Gently Pledge
K.Image Wisely Pledge

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