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Author Dowsett, David J

Title The physics of diagnostic imaging / David J. Dowsett, Patrick A. Kenny, and R. Eugene Johnston
Edition 2nd ed
Published London : Hodder Arnold ; New York : Distributed in the USA by Oxford University Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 725 pages) : illustrations
Contents Basic mathematics for radiology -- Basic physics for radiology -- X-ray production and properties: fundamentals -- X-ray production and properties: specific machine design -- Interactions of X- and gamma radiation with matter -- Interaction of radiation with matter: detectors -- Photography and the film image -- The analog image: film and video -- Basic projection X ray imaging systems -- Computers in radiology -- The digital image -- Digital fluorography -- Computed tomography -- Nuclear medicine: basic principles -- Nuclear medicine: radiopharmaceuticals and imaging equipment -- Principles of ultrasound -- Ultrasound imaging -- Magnetic resonance: principles -- Magnetic resonance imaging -- Radiation protection: radiobioiogy and risk estimation -- Radiation protection: legislation and clinical practice
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Diagnostic imaging.
Diagnostic Imaging
MEDICAL -- Radiology & Nuclear Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Allied Health Services -- Radiological & Ultrasound Technology.
Diagnostic imaging
Beeldverwerkende diagnostiek.
Medische fysica.
Form Electronic book
Author Kenny, Patrick A
Johnston, R. Eugene
ISBN 9781444113396