Workbook for Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography, 7th Edition

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Workbook for Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography, 7th Edition


Enhance your understanding of radiation physics and radiation protection! Corresponding to the chapters in Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography, 7th Edition, by Mary Alice Statkiewicz Sherer, this workbook provides a clear, comprehensive review of all the material included in the text. Practical exercises help you apply your knowledge to the practice setting.

It is well written and easy to comprehend". Reviewed by: Kirsten Farrell, University of Portsmouth   Date: Nov 2014

    • A comprehensive review includes coverage of all the material included in the text, including x-radiation interaction, radiation quantities, cell biology, radiation biology, radiation effects, dose limits, patient and personnel protection, and radiation monitoring.
    • Chapter highlights call out the most important information with an introductory paragraph and a bulleted summary.
    • A variety of question formats includes multiple choice, matching, short answer, fill-in-the-blank, true-false, labeling, and crossword puzzles.
    • Calculation exercises offer practice in applying the formulas and equations introduced in the text.
    • Answers are provided in the back of the book so you can easily check your work.
    1. Introduction to Radiation Protection
    2. Radiation: Types, Sources and Doses Received
    3. Interaction of X-Radiation with Matter
    4. Radiation Quantities and Units
    5. Radiation Monitoring
    6. Overview of Cell Biology
    7. Molecular and Cellular Radiation Biology
    8. Early Deterministic Radiation Effects on Organ Systems
    9. Late Deterministic and Stochastic Radiation Effects on Organ Systems
    10. Dose Limits for Exposure to Ionizing Radiation
    11. Equipment Design for Radiation Protection
    12. Management of Patient Radiation Dose during Diagnostic X-Ray Procedures
    13. Management of Imaging Personnel Radiation Dose During Diagnostic X-Ray Procedures
    14. Radioisotopes and Radiation Protection
    Mary Alice Statkiewicz Sherer, AS, RT(R), FASRT, Radiography Instructor, High-Tech Institute, Nashville, TN, Paula J. Visconti, PhD, DABR, Director of Medical Physics, Radiation Safety Officer, Memorial Hospital of Burlington County, Mount Holly, NJ and E. Russell Ritenour, PhD, DABR, FAAPM, FACR, Professor and Director of Physics Section, Department of Radiology, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis, MN


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