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By Jamie V. Trapp,Tomas Kron

Combining points of overall healthiness physics with drugs, An creation to Radiation safeguard in Medicine covers the historical past of the topic and the clinical events the place radiation is the device to diagnose or deal with human illness. Encouraging novices to the sector to correctly and successfully functionality in a flexible and evolving paintings atmosphere, it familiarizes them with the actual difficulties confronted throughout the software of ionizing radiation in drugs.

The textual content builds a primary wisdom base earlier than delivering sensible descriptions of radiation safeguard in medication. It covers easy matters with regards to radiation security, together with the actual technological know-how at the back of radiation security and the radiobiological foundation of radiation safeguard. The textual content additionally provides operational and managerial instruments for organizing radiation protection in a clinical office. next chapters shape the center of the booklet, concentrating on the perform of radiation safeguard in numerous clinical disciplines. They discover more than a few person makes use of of ionizing radiation in a variety of branches of medication, together with radiology, nuclear medication, exterior beam radiotherapy, and brachytherapy.

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

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