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Essentials of Radiation Biology and Protection

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ISBN-10: 142831217X

ISBN-13: 9781428312173

Edition: 2nd 2009

Authors: Steve Forshier

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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…    
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Book details

List price: $119.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 7/22/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Theory and Concepts
Radiobiology History
Cellular Anatomy and Physiology
Cellular Effects of Radiation
Biological Effects of Radiation Exposure
Effects of Initial Exposure to Radiation
Effects of Long-term Exposure to Radiation
Radiation Protection
Protection of Personnel
Protection of Patients