Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT - 8th Edition - ISBN: 9780323356220, 9780323400329

Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT

8th Edition

Technology and Techniques

Authors: Kristen Waterstram-Rich David Gilmore
eBook ISBN: 9780323400329
eBook ISBN: 9780323400350
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323356220
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 29th August 2016
Page Count: 696
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Description

Master the latest imaging procedures and technologies in Nuclear Medicine! Medicine and PET/CT: Technology and Techniques, 8th Edition provides comprehensive, state-of-the-art information on all aspects of nuclear medicine. Coverage of body systems includes anatomy and physiology along with details on how to perform and interpret related diagnostic procedures. The leading technologies — SPECT, PET, CT, MRI, and PET/CT — are presented, and radiation safety and patient care are emphasized. Edited by nuclear imaging and PET/CT educator Kristen M. Waterstram-Rich and written by a team of expert contributors, this reference features new information on conducting research and managing clinical trials.

Key Features

  • Complete coverage of nuclear medicine eliminates the need to search for information in other sources.
  • Foundations chapters cover basic math, statistics, physics and instrumentation, computers, lab science, radiochemistry, and pharmacology, allowing you to understand how and why procedures are performed.
  • PET/CT focus with hybrid PET/CT studies provides information that is especially beneficial to working technologists.
  • Accessible writing style and approach to basic science subjects simplifies topics, first introducing fundamentals and progressing to more complex concepts.
  • Procedure boxes provide step-by-step instructions for clinical procedures and protocols, so you can perform each with confidence.
  • CT Physics and Instrumentation chapter provides the knowledge needed for clinical success by introducing CT as it is applied to PET imaging for combined PET/CT studies.
  • Key terms, chapter outlines, learning objectives, and suggested readings help you organize your study.
  • Table of Radionuclides used in nuclear medicine and PET is provided in the appendix for quick reference.
  • More than 50 practice problems in the Mathematic and Statistics chapter let you brush up on basic math skills, with answers provided in the back of the book.
  • 12-page, full-color insert includes clear PET/CT scans showing realistic scans found in practice.
  • A glossary provides definitions of key terms and important concepts.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Foundations
1. Mathematics and Statistics
2. Cell and Molecular Biology
3. Chemistry/Biochemistry
4. Radiochemistry/Radiopharmacology
5. Radiation Safety in Nuclear Medicine 
 Section 2: Patient Care, Management and Research
6. Patient Care
7. Management
8. Research
9. Informatics
Section 3: Physics and Instrumentation
10. Physics of Nuclear Medicine
11. Instrumentation 
12. CT Physics and Instrumentation
13. PET Instrumentation
14. Principles of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
15. Hybrid Molecular Imaging
Section 4: Imaging Procedures and Protocols
16. Central Nervous System
17. Endocrine System
18. Respiratory System
19. Cardiovascular System
20. Gastrointestinal System
21. Genitourinary System
22. Skeletal System
Section 5: Special Considerations
23. Inflammatory Procedures/ Tumor/Oncology Imaging and Therapy
24. Hematopoietic System
Appendices
A: Percentage Points and Chi Square Distribution
B: Laboratory Glassware & Instrumentation
C: Radionuclides and Radiopharmaceutical Form Used in Clinical Nuclear Medicine
D: Glossary
E: Answers to Chapter 1 Mathematics and Statistics Review
F: Illustration credits

Details

No. of pages:
696
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2017
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323400329
eBook ISBN:
9780323400350
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323356220

About the Author

Kristen Waterstram-Rich

Affiliations and Expertise

Kristen M. Waterstram-Rich, MS, CNMT, FSNMMI-TS, Professor, Interim Associate Dean, College of Health Sciences and Technology, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

David Gilmore