Radiation Safety in Radiation Oncology

Radiation Safety in Radiation Oncology

by K. N. Govinda Rajan

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ISBN-13: 9781498762243
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/08/2017
Pages: 452
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dr Govinda Rajan K N is a Professor at the PSG Hospitals, Coimbatore. He is an IAEA Expert on Medical Dosimetry, Medical radiation safety and Dosimetry Calibrations. His areas of specialization are Medical Radiation Dosimetry, Medical Radiation Safety, Radiation Oncology Physics, Dosimetric Standards, Calibrations, Regulatory matters relating to Medical Radiation safety and Quality Assurance in Hospitals

Table of Contents

Basic Atomic & Nuclear Physics. Basic Radiation Physics. Radiation Quantities & Units. Biological effects of Radiation. Radiation Detectors for Radiation Protection (Area monitoring / Personal Monitoring). Calibration & Maintenance of radiation protection monitoring instruments. Ambient Monitoring. Individual Monitoring or Personal Monitoring. Philosophy of Radiation Protection. Practical principles of Radiation Protection. Regulatory framework & Basic Safety Standards. Radiation protection in External Beam Therapy. Radiation protection in Brachytherapy. Prevention of Accidents in Radiation Oncology.

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