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An Introduction to Radiation Protection in Medicine (Series by Jamie V. Trapp,Tomas Kron

By Jamie V. Trapp,Tomas Kron

Combining elements of well-being physics with drugs, An advent to Radiation security in Medicine covers the historical past of the topic and the scientific events the place radiation is the device to diagnose or deal with human ailment. Encouraging beginners to the sector to correctly and successfully functionality in a flexible and evolving paintings environment, it familiarizes them with the actual difficulties confronted through the program of ionizing radiation in medication.

The textual content builds a primary wisdom base ahead of supplying useful descriptions of radiation defense in medication. It covers easy concerns with regards to radiation defense, together with the actual technological know-how at the back of radiation defense and the radiobiological foundation of radiation defense. The textual content additionally offers operational and managerial instruments for organizing radiation safeguard in a scientific office. next chapters shape the middle of the publication, concentrating on the perform of radiation safety in numerous scientific disciplines. They discover various person makes use of of ionizing radiation in a number of branches of drugs, together with radiology, nuclear medication, exterior beam radiotherapy, and brachytherapy.

With contributions from skilled working towards physicists, this booklet offers crucial information regarding facing radiation defense within the quickly moving and various surroundings of medicine.

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