Workbook for Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography / Edition 7

Workbook for Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography / Edition 7

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Workbook for Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography / Edition 7

Matching the chapters in Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography, 5th Edition, this print workbook enhances learning from the text. Author Mary Alice Statkiewicz Sherer makes the subject of radiation protection and safety more accessible, using her talent for taking difficult topics and explaining them in an easy-to-understand manner. Exercises are provided for each chapter, with these including matching, crossword puzzles, labeling, short discussion items, true-false, multiple-choice, fill-in-the blank, essay, and calculation questions. Answers are at the end of the workbook.

  • Each chapter covers all material included in the text, providing a comprehensive review.
  • Each chapter highlights important information with an introductory paragraph and a bulleted summary.
  • A variety of question formats is provided for different learning styles.
  • Calculation exercises offer practice in using formulas and equations introduced in the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780323222167
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 12/18/2013
Edition description: Workbook
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 13.20(w) x 10.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Radiography Instructor, High-Tech Institute, Nashville, TN

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

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