Essential Nuclear Medicine Physics

Essential Nuclear Medicine Physics

eBook - 2006
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Essential Nuclear Medicine Physics provides an excellentintroduction to the basic concepts of the daunting area of nuclearphysics. Logically structured and clearly written, this is the bookof choice for anyone entering the field of nuclear medicine,including nuclear medicine residents and fellows, cardiac nuclearmedicine fellows and nuclear medicine technology students. The textis also a handy quick-reference guide for those already working inthe field of nuclear physics.

This new edition provides a basic introduction to nuclearphysics and the interactions of radiation and matter. The authorsalso provide comprehensive coverage of instrumentation and imaging,with separate chapters devoted to SPECT, PET, and PET/CT.Discussion of radiation biology, radiation safety and care ofvictims of radiation accidents completes the text, with an appendixcontaining the latest NRC rules and regulations.

Essential Nuclear Medicine Physics presents difficultconcepts clearly and concisely, defines all terminology for thereader, and facilitates learning through extensive illustrationsand self-assessment questions.

Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Pub., 2006
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780470752869
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 206 pages) : illustrations


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