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Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography

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Sherer's "Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography" provides vital information on radiation protection and biology in a clear, concise, and easy-to-understand manner. Building from basic to more complex concepts, this book also presents radiation physics, cell structure, effects of radiation on humans at the cellular and systemic levels, regulatory and advisory limits for human exposure to radiation, and the implementation of patient and personnel radiation protection practices.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Radiation Protection 2. Interaction of X-Radiation with Matter 3. Radiation Quantities and Units 4. Radiation Monitoring 5. Overview of Cell Biology 6. Molecular and Cellular Radiation Biology 7. Early Radiation Effects on Organ Systems 8. Late Radiation Effects on Organ Systems 9. Dose Limits for Exposure to Ionizing Radiation 10. Equipment Design for Radiation Protection 11. Management of Patient Radiation Dose during Diagnostic X-Ray Procedures 12. Management of Imaging Personnel Radiation Dose During Diagnostic X-Ray Procedures 13. Radioisotopes and Radiation Protection Bibliography Appendix A - Relationships between Systems of Units Appendix B - Metric system equivalents for length - Electron volt common energy Designations - Common frequency spectrum designations Appendix C - Periodic table of the elements Appendix D - Chance of a 50-keV photon interacting with atoms of tissue as it travels through 5 cm of soft tissue Appendix E - Relationship among photons, electromagnetic waves, wavelength and energy Appendix F - Compton interaction Appendix G - Electron shell structure of the atom Appendix H - Revision of 10 CFR Part 35 Appendix I - Consumer-patient radiation health and safety act of 1981
Release date Australia
February 23rd, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
6th Revised edition
Illustrations
Illustrations (chiefly col.)
Imprint
Mosby
Pages
384
Dimensions
191x235x15
ISBN-13
9780323066112
Product ID
3998231

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