By Jamie V. Trapp,Tomas Kron

ISBN-10: 1584889640

ISBN-13: 9781584889649

Combining elements of healthiness physics with drugs, An advent to Radiation safety in Medicine covers the history of the topic and the scientific occasions the place radiation is the device to diagnose or deal with human affliction. Encouraging novices to the sphere to correctly and successfully functionality in a flexible and evolving paintings atmosphere, it familiarizes them with the actual difficulties confronted in the course of the program of ionizing radiation in drugs.

The textual content builds a basic wisdom base sooner than offering functional descriptions of radiation safeguard in medication. It covers simple concerns relating to radiation defense, together with the actual technological know-how at the back of radiation defense and the radiobiological foundation of radiation safeguard. The textual content additionally offers operational and managerial instruments for organizing radiation safeguard in a scientific place of work. next chapters shape the center of the publication, concentrating on the perform of radiation safety in several clinical disciplines. They discover quite a number person makes use of of ionizing radiation in numerous branches of medication, together with radiology, nuclear drugs, exterior beam radiotherapy, and brachytherapy.

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

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