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

By Jamie V. Trapp,Tomas Kron

Combining features of health and wellbeing physics with drugs, An advent to Radiation security 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 beginners to the sphere to correctly and successfully functionality in a flexible and evolving paintings environment, it familiarizes them with the actual difficulties confronted through the software of ionizing radiation in medication.

The textual content builds a primary wisdom base ahead of supplying useful descriptions of radiation security in drugs. It covers easy concerns concerning radiation security, together with the actual technological know-how in the back of radiation safety and the radiobiological foundation of radiation safety. The textual content additionally provides operational and managerial instruments for organizing radiation safeguard in a scientific place of work. next chapters shape the center of the booklet, targeting the perform of radiation safeguard 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 drugs, exterior beam radiotherapy, and brachytherapy.

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

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