Practical Radiation Protection and Applied Radiobiology

2nd Edition

Editors:

  • Steven Dowd
  • Elwin Tilson
    • Print ISBN 9780721675237

    Table of Contents

    The Basis for Radiation Protection. The Production of X-Radiation. Ionizing Radiation. Interactions of Radiation with Matter. Cellular Biology and History of Radiobiology. Principles of Radiobiology. Early Effects of Radiation. Late Effects of Radiation. Radiation Safety/Protection and Health Physics. Protecting the Radiographer and Other Workers. Protecting the Patient in Radiography. Radiation Protection in Nuclear Medicine. Applying Radiobiology and Protection to Radiation Therapy. Patient Education. Appendix A: Commonly Used Formulas. Appendix B: A Guide to Radiation Protection Resources on the Internet. Appendix C: The Greek Alphabet. Index.

    Details

    No. of pages:
    368
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 1999
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9780721675237

    About the editors

    Steven Dowd

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Program Director and Associate Professor, Radiologic Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

    Elwin Tilson

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor and Clinical Coordinator, Radiologic Sciences, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, GA