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Radiation physics, biology, and protection

Nikant Sabharwal, Chee Yee Loong and Andrew Kelion

in Nuclear Cardiology

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Published in print March 2008 | ISBN: 9780199206445
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725845 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199206445.003.0002

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Radiation physics, biology, and protection

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Atoms and nuclei 10

Radioactive decay 12

Statistics of radioactive decay 14

Interaction of X-ray and γ‎ photons with matter 16

Dosimetry of radiation exposure 18

Biological effects of radiation exposure 20

Principles of radiation protection 22

Radiation protection of staff 24

Production of radionuclides ...

Chapter.  4591 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Nuclear Medicine ; Cardiovascular Medicine

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