Essentials of Radiation, Biology and Protection

Essentials of Radiation, Biology and Protection

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Easy-to-read and engaging, this text offers a succinct overview of radiation biology and protection concepts. It teaches both why and how to protect yourself and patients from ionizing radiation. Emphasis is placed on integrating the theory of radiation protection as seen in radiobiology with radiation protection as it should be practiced in the clinical education setting. The text discusses cell structure, the direct and indirect effects of radiation at the cellular level, biological effects of radiation exposure, and protection practices for both patients and personnel. Current regulations and recommendations are in compliance with the educational requirements established by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.6th ed. St. Louis, MO: Mosby. Callaway, W. 2006. Mosbya#39;s comprehensive review of radiography. 4th ed. St. Louis, MO: Mosby. Carlton, R. ... Christensena#39;s physics of diagnostic radiology. 4th ed. Baltimore: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins. Dekaban, A. 1968. Abnormalities in ... 7th ed. Springfield, IL: Thomas. Selman, J. 2000. The fundamentals of imaging physics and radiobiology. 9th ed. Springfield, IL:anbsp;...

Title:Essentials of Radiation, Biology and Protection
Author:Steve Forshier
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2008-07-22


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