Radiation protection in the health sciences / Narilyn E. Noz, Gerald Q. Maguire, Jr.

The purpose of this book is to provide an understanding of and respect for the recommendations relating to the safe use of ionizing radiation. It is intended for courses in an academic or training program for all those who may be associated with ionizing radiation. It is directed primarily toward students preparing for a career as a radiologic technologist, medical physicist, health physicist or radiologist. The practicing physicist, physician, technologist or nurse will also find it a source of material regarding radiation protection standards and techniques.This book also delineates the general and specific means used for protection against external ionizing radiation and explicates how to calculate absorbed dose from both internally deposited radionuclides and external sources of radiation. Each chapter contains review questions as well as problems. An extensive glossary and a bibliography which includes the relevant publications of national and international organizations are provided Answers to the problems are provided at the end of the book.

 

Title
Radiation protection in the health sciences / Narilyn E. Noz, Gerald Q. Maguire, Jr.
Creator
Noz, Marilyn E.
Subject
Radiology, Medical--Safety measures
Medical care
Publisher
Singapore : World Scientific, 1995
Contributor
Maguire, Gerald Q.
Digital Description
application/pdf, xiv, 304 p. : ill.
All Rights Reserved. National Library Board Singapore 2009.

 

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