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3 edition of Radiation Protection in Hospitals (Medical Sciences Series) found in the catalog.

Radiation Protection in Hospitals (Medical Sciences Series)

by R. F. Mould

  • 172 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Iop Institute of Physics .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental impact of radiation,
  • Radiology,
  • Hospital Services Management,
  • Radiation Toxicology,
  • Science,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9464587M
    ISBN 100852748027
    ISBN 109780852748022

    1. Introduction. The use of radiation in medical applications continues to increase worldwide. Latest UNSCEAR estimates suggest that there are about 4 billion X-ray examinations per year, these procedures need to be performed by medical personnel with the accompanying potential for occupational radiation by: The book closes by considering exposure of the public and summarizing the "rules of thumb" for radiation protection in nuclear medicine. This is an ideal textbook for students and a ready source of useful information for nuclear medicine specialists and medical physics experts.

    Manual on radiation protection in hospitals and general practice. Geneva: World Health Organization ; Albany: [distributed by] Q Corp., (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Carl B Braestrup.   Practical Radiation Protection in Healthcare is a practical guide for medical physicists and others whose work involves any aspect of hospital radiation protection. Written by workers experienced in the field, the book includes discussion of general radiation protection principles and provides detailed coverage of specialist topic areas involving both ionising and non-ionising : Hardcover.

    Radiation Protection Guidance For Hospital Staff The regulatory basis of the Stanford University Radiation Protection Program includes: Ti California Code of Regulations, Division 1, Chapter 5 and, hospitals and clinics under the oversight of APRS. Hospital and clinical support includes x-File Size: KB. Radiation Protection of Patients (RPOP) – the leading resource for health professionals, patients and public on the safe and effective use of radiation in medicine. To .


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This book introduces the fundamental aspects of Radiation Protection in Medical Physics and covers three main themes: General Radiation Protection Principles; Radiobiology Principles; Radiation Protection in Hospital Medical Physics. Each of these topics is developed by analysing the underlying.

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