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Essential nuclear medicine physics

Author: Rachel A Powsner; Edward R Powsner
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Pub., 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
Provides an introduction to nuclear physics and the interactions of radiation and matter. The authors also 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 of victims of radiation accidents completes the text, with an appendix containing the latest NRC rules and regulations.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel A Powsner; Edward R Powsner
ISBN: 9781405104845 1405104848
OCLC Number: 62593561
Notes: Revised edition of: Essentials of nuclear medicine physics. 1998.
Description: viii, 206 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Basic nuclear medicine physics --
Interaction of radiation with matter --
Formation of radionuclides --
Nonscintillation detectors --
Nonimaging scintillation detectors --
Imaging instrumentation --
Single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) --
Positron emission tomography (PET) --
Quality control --
Radiation biology --
Radiation dosimetry --
Radiation safety --
Radiation accidents.
Responsibility: Rachel A. Powsner, Edward R. Powsner.


Essential Nuclear Medicine Physics provides an excellent introduction to the basic concepts of the daunting area of nuclear physics.  Read more...
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