Essentials Of Radiation, Biology And Protection by Steve ForshierEssentials Of Radiation, Biology And Protection by Steve Forshier

Essentials Of Radiation, Biology And Protection

bySteve Forshier

Paperback | July 22, 2008

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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 Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).
Title:Essentials Of Radiation, Biology And ProtectionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 10.7 × 8.4 × 0.4 inPublished:July 22, 2008Publisher:Delmar Publishers IncLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:142831217X

ISBN - 13:9781428312173

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Table of Contents

Section I: Theory and ConceptsChapter 1: Radiobiology HistoryChapter 2: Cellular Anatomy and PhysiologyChapter 3: Cellular Effects of RadiationSection II: Biological Effects of Radiation ExposureChapter 4: Effects of Initial Exposure to RadiationChapter 5: Effects of Long-term Exposure to RadiationSection III: Radiation ProtectionChapter 6: Protection of PersonnelChapter 7: Protection of Patients