Textbook of Radiological Safety

by K Thayalan

Textbook of radiological safety, a unique textbook. It contains all the essential aspects of radiological safety. The chapter on \"Regulations and Dose limits\" is of particular relevance as it contains details of regulatory aspects. The book will go a long way in helping the Radiation Oncology, Nuclear Medicine, Radiology and Medical Physics Community and will be very useful for the health care providers at all levels in these specialties. The chapters are concise and complete in all aspects. Large numbers of illustrations have been included to explain the subject matter. Bibliographies at the end of each chapter have been included to serve as additional reading material on the subject. An attempt has been made to bring all the relevant information including safety terminology, biological effects, exposure control, monitoring, planning of the installation, quality assurance, regulation, personnel safety, transport, waste disposal and radiation emergency, etc. in the form of a book. The whole objective is to remove misconception about radiation and prepare the minds of younger generation to face the future challenge confidently. This book is intended for postgraduates of medical physics, diagnostic radiology, nuclear medicine and radiotherapy. This book may also find a place for the preparation of RSO examinations for medical physicists.

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Book Detail

Author
1. Thayalan K
Author's Affiliation
1. Barnard Institute of Radiology and Oncology, Madras Medical College, Chennai, India
Barnard Institute of Radiology and Oncology, Government General Hospital and Madras Mecidal College, Chennai, India
Barnard Institute of Radiology and oncology, Madras Medical College, Chennai
Dr. Kamakshi Memorial Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
ISBN
9788184488869
Speciality
Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/11341
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2010
Pages
348
Book Type
Textbook

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