Written by Michael Stabin, a leading international authority in the field, this book is ideal for physicians and residents in nuclear medicine who want to improve their knowledge in internal dosimetry. This text is a practical introduction that guides the reader through fundamental concepts in the calculation of radiation dose, including discussions of standardized models, methods of calculations, and available software applications. This comprehensive guide discusses the biological effects of radiation on living systems. The book also includes an overview of regulatory aspects related to the radiation dosimetry of new radiopharmaceuticals. Case presentations and illustrations highlight situations that nuclear medicine professionals are likely to encounter in everyday practice. TOC:Uses of Dosimetry Information in Nuclear Medicine.- Fundamental Concepts: Calculating Radiation Dose.- Models and Resources for Internal Dose Calculations.- Steps in Dose Calculations.- Case Studies.- Biological Effects of Radiation.- Regulatory Aspects of Dose Calculations.
Dimensioni: 8.25 x 5.00 x 0.50 inch.
Illustration Notes:28 schw.-w. Abb., 6 schw.-w. Fotos, 22 schw.-w. Zeichn.
Pagine Arabe: 240
Pagine Romane: VIII