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Author Rajan, K. N. Govinda, author.

Title Radiation safety in radiation oncology / K.N. Govinda Rajan
Edition First edition
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource : text file, PDF, illustrations
Contents Basic atomic and nuclear physics -- Basic medical radiation physics -- Evolution of radiation protection and radiation risk concepts -- Radiation protection quantities, units and standards -- System of radiation protection and regulations in radiation oncology -- Calibration of radiation monitoring instruments -- Radiation detectors for area (ambient) monitoring -- Radiation detectors for individual monitoring -- Transport of radioactive materials in radiation oncology -- Radiation protection in external beam therapy -- Radiation protection in brachytherapy -- Prevention of accidents in radiation oncology
Summary "This book aims to explain the basic principles, concepts and regulations behind radiation protection and their application in the field of radiation oncology practice. This book will be useful to all those students, teachers and practicing professionals involved in the field of radiation oncology namely a) the radiation oncology physicists b) therapy technologists c) radiation oncologists d) oncology nurses and e) regulators undergoing IAEA training in regulations. The main target audience for the book are the medical physics students doing undergraduate or graduate program in radiation oncology physics and the teachers who teach the subject in the academic institutions"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed August 25, 2017)
Subject Cancer -- Radiotherapy -- Safety measures
Medical physics.
Radiation Oncology -- standards.
Cancer -- Radiotherapy -- Safety measures.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Medical physics.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 131511965X