An Introduction to Medical Physics
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This book begins with the basic terms and definitions and takes a student, step by step, through all areas of medical physics. The book covers radiation therapy, diagnostic radiology, dosimetry, radiation shielding, and nuclear medicine, all at a level suitable for undergraduates. This title not only describes the basics concepts of the field, but also emphasizes numerical and mathematical problems and examples. Students will find An Introduction to Medical Physics to be an indispensible resource in preparations for further graduate studies in the field.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This book begins with the basic terms and definitions and takes a student, step by step, through all areas of medical physics. The book covers radiation therapy, diagnostic radiology, dosimetry, radiation shielding, and nuclear medicine, all at a level suitable for undergraduates. This title not only describes the basics concepts of the field, but also emphasizes numerical and mathematical problems and examples. Students will find An Introduction to Medical Physics to be an indispensible resource in preparations for further graduate studies in the field.
  • Produktdetails
  • Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering
  • Verlag: Springer, Berlin; Springer International Publishing
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 978-3-319-61538-7
  • 1st ed. 2017
  • Erscheinungstermin: Dezember 2017
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 241mm x 156mm x 35mm
  • Gewicht: 792g
  • ISBN-13: 9783319615387
  • ISBN-10: 3319615386
  • Artikelnr.: 48274634
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction.- Basic Concepts in Radiation Dosimetry.- Interaction of Gamma Rays and X-Rays with Matter.- Treatment planning in Radiation Therapy.- Image Guided Radiation Therapy.- Introduction to Radiological Images.- Mammography.- Computed Tomography.- Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).- CT and MRI in Radiotherapy.- Nuclear Medicine Physics.- Ultrasound.- Radiation Shielding and Protection, Part I - Measurement, Dosimetry, Shielding and Protection.- Radiation Shielding and Protection, Part II.